A records check on the vehicle revealed it belonged to Christopher Michael Banfill, 38 years old, who is a resident of Garberville.
On Sunday, July 22, deputies spoke with Christopher's wife who contacted the Humboldt County Sheriff's office and filed a missing persons report regarding Christopher. She told the deputies his behavior was out of character and he may be having medical issues. He walks with a slight limp. He was last seen on Monday, July 16, in Hydesville driving a black 2009 VW Jetta with the license plate number 6FRY779.
He is described as 6 feet tall, approximately 160 pounds, with blue eyes, brown hair and was last seen wearing green Carhartt pants, and a grey and blue sweatshirt.
Anyone with information about Christopher Banfill is requested to contact the Sheriff's Office at (707) 445-7251.