Vincent L Gartner was in the Coast Guard when he was last seen in Seattle, Washington on January 24, 1980. Vincent L Gartner was on approved pass (time off) when he left his ship, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell USCGC Boutwell) on Thursday January 24, 1980. Vincent L Gartner rented snowshoes in Seattle, Washington and left his Suzuki motorcycle at the Greyhound Bus Depot in Seattle. It was thought that he was going to Snoqualmie Pass. When Vincent L Gartner failed to return to his ship on Sunday January 27, 1980 as expected, searches were conducted at both Snoqualmie and Stevens Passes. Vincent L Gartner has not been seen or heard from since.
Vincent L Gartner was 24 years old at the time he went missing in 1980. Vincent L Gartner is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighed approimately 140 pounds. Vincent L Gartner has brown hair, blue eyes and a mustache. He previously had a fracturaed jaw and and also a fractured metatarsal left foot.
If you have any information about the whereabouts of Vincent L. Gartner, contact the King County Sheriff’s Office, ASA Janet Gregory at 206-263-2080 reference case # 12-290434. (NamUs MP# 18469)