BC RCMP June 7, 2012
|Prince Rupert RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 24 yr old male from the Bella Bella Community.
Maxwell Brown Jr. was last seen on Tuesday , May 1st 2012 at approximately 01:00 am in the small community of Klemtu B.C. where he was visiting friends. The community has a population of 200 residents and is located on Swindle Island which is 6 hours south of Prince Rupert B.C. In order to access the community, visitors and residents require the use of a B.C. Ferry or float plane. The closest community to Klemtu is Bella Bella.
Family and friends reported Maxwell Brown missing on May 3rd 2012 when his family had not heard from him. RCMP along with the assistance of the Bella Bella community and Klemtu community continue to search for BROWN and are worried about his well being.
“We are hoping that Maxwell Brown Jr hears that his family is looking for him and want him to call home.” Stated Cpl. Phillip Mager of the Prince Rupert Detachment, “All the surrounding communities are working together in order to locate him and to ensure his safe return.”
Prince Rupert RCMP along with members from the Bella Bella Detachment, West Coast Marine Services, BC Coast Guard, RCMP Air Services and Police Dog Services continue their search in order to cover all geographical areas from land, water and air. BC Search and Rescue have also been consulted and are assisting with the investigation.
Maxwell Brown Jr is described as:
24 yrs old
Maxwell has a tattoo “Rest in Peace” located on the left side of his neck.
Anyone with information on Maxwell Brown Jr’s whereabouts are asked to contact the Prince Rupert RCMP Detachment at (250) 624-2136 or anonymously contact Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.