Thursday, September 25, 2008

Missing Rainbow Brother Tyson Schrade

Please circulate this information about a missing brother Tyson Schrade who disappeared September 11 at the Ochoco National Forest Mountain Spirit Tribe gathering in Indian Prairie. Tyson is still missing. Please pray for Tyson and for his family. If you are in contact with Tyson, please have him call his family and let them know he's OK.

Below is the timeline of the search.

Monday, September 22, 2008
On Saturday afternoon after 8 days of searching, officials have suspended the search for Tyson Schrade pending further developments in the case. We are asking that anyone that may be in that area keeps their eyes open for a studded belt, black pants cut right below the knee, a black t-shirt with AUDIO written in white, and a conductor's hat. Please notify Crook County Sheriff's Offfice if you have any information.

Friday, September 19, 2008 Update
Searchers will return to the Search area today to continue to track foot prints followed yesterday. Ground teams will continue searching in the hopes of finding new clues to determine Tyson's direction of travel.

Thursday, September 18, 2008 Update
Wednesday's Search was very productive. Searchers located a set of foot prints heading to the north toward private land and through the recent Bridge Creek burn. Searchers followed the tracks nearly 1 mile through very rugged terrain. The shoe print pattern and size are consistent with Tyson's.

10 Searchers from the Crook County Sheriff's Office and the Wheeler County Sheriff's Office will return to the Search area today in an attempt to re-locate and follow these foot prints. We would like to thank the public for all of the tips that have come in.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 Update
The Search for Tyson Schrade will continue for today. Search crews will focus their efforts on a location to the East of the gathering.

Tuesday , September 16, 2008 Update
Thirty Search and Rescue Personnel representing Wheeler County, Crook County, Deschutes County and the United States Forest Service returned to the area around Indian Prairie. Tyson's family arrived in Prineville today to assist with the search.

Monday, September 15, 2008 Update
The Search Continues for Tyson Schrade. The Civil Air Patrol and Crook County Search and Rescue searched the Ochoco National Forest today. Tyson Schrade's family has been located in Northern California and is on their way to Prineville to assist in the search efforts. Authorities appreciate the assistance of the public and are following up on leads.

Sunday, September 14, 2008 Update
Members of the Wheeler County Sheriff's Office, Crook County Sheriff's Office, and Crook County Search and Rescue volunteers continue to look for Tyson Schrade (pronounced Schrad E) in and around the Indian Prairie area. Information gathered today leads authorities to believe that Tyson is more than likely still in the forest and we are looking for the publics help. If anyone has seen Tyson or a person meeting Tyson's description, please contact the Wheeler County or Crook County Sheriff's Office.

Saturday, September 13, 2008
While performing Search and Rescue training on Saturday September 13, 2008, the
Crook County Search and Rescue Team was flagged down by Rainbow Gathering participants near Indian Prairie in the Ochoco National Forest, Wheeler County Oregon. The Search and Rescue Team was informed that Tyson Glenn Schrade (age 27) had wandered away from the gathering the morning of Thursday, September 11th.

Tyson is described as a Caucasian male, 5'10", 175 lbs, dark brown hair and blue eyes. Tyson was last seen wearing black cut off "Dickies" style work pants, a black t-shirt with 6"-8" white horizontal lettering on the front spelling out the word "Audio". Tyson has a Mohawk style hair cut, but was last seen wearing a train conductor's hat. Tyson may be suffering from a medical condition causing hallucinations and delirium.

At this time, it is unclear if Tyson is in the forest or has hitched hiked out of the area. If anyone has information about Tyson Schrade's whereabouts, please contact the Wheeler or Crook County Sheriff's Office

The search for a 27 year old man reported missing in the Ochoco Nat'l Forest is suspended

If you've seen him, please tell him to contact his family or contact Brandon Smith- Special Services Commander
Crook County Sheriff
308 NE Third Street
Prineville, Oregon 97754
(541)-447-6398 Office
(541)-416-0353 Fax

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The wheeler county police found his remains today. Here's a the OSP media release:

News Release from: Oregon State Police
Posted: October 21st, 2009 1:14 PM
Photo/sound file:

Detectives from the Oregon State Police (OSP) Criminal Investigations Division, with the assistance of Wheeler County Sheriff's Office, is investigating the discovery of skeletal remains found by hunters Monday in the Ochoco National Forest.

According to OSP Sergeant Mitch Meyer, the found remains were reported to Wheeler County Sheriff's Office on October 19, 2009. OSP investigators arrived on scene Tuesday in the area of US Forest Service Road 2630 near Indian Prairie Campground, a dense wooded location near Mitchell.

A found wallet provided tentative identification as TYSON GLENN SHRADE believed to be from the Salem area. SHRADE was reported missing to Wheeler County Sheriff's Office about thirteen months ago. He was 27 years old when he went missing and reportedly was camping in the area as part of a Rainbow Family gathering. He was last seen on foot in the area by a local rancher.

The remains are scheduled to be sent to the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office for further analysis to try and help determine the cause of death.

Crook County Search and Rescue personnel assisted with the recovery. No further information for release at this time. Next of kin were notified.

Note: SHRADE photograph obtained from California ID Card issued in 2001.

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