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786DMCA - Michael Bruce Gove

Michael Bruce Gove

Name: Michael Bruce Gove
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: September 05, 1988
Location Last Seen: Sunset Beach, Orange County, California

Physical Description

Date of Birth: August 3, 1947
Age: 41 years old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 150 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Nickname/Alias: Mike
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Contact Lenses, Drug addictions to marijuana and cocaine, Mustache


Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Available
DNA: Not Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Blue Jeans and a plaid shirt
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: White Reebok Athletic Shoes, Contact lenses

Circumstances of Disappearance

Michael Gove was last seen in Sunset Beach, CA on September 5, 1988, when he left for a trip to Las Vegas, NV. He checked out of his hotel on Sept. 9, 1988, and has not been seen or heard from since.Foul play is suspected.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Orange County Sheriffs Department
Agency Contact Person: Inv. Mary Lopes
Agency Phone Number: 714-647-7055
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 88-34563

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 18142

Information Source(s)


Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 9/26/17

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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