MISSING – 19-year-old goes missing after attending party at Sun Peaks

Ryan Shtuka.

Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating Ryan Shtuka.

On Saturday (Feb. 17, 2018) Kamloops RCMP were called regarding a possible missing person. The complaint outlined that 19-year-old Ryan Shtuka had not been seen or heard from since attending a party at a residence on Burfield Drive at Sun Peaks the night prior.

Shtuka was last seen on Feb. 17 at about 2:10 a.m. and was believed to have left the party on Burfield Drive to walk home to his residence located a short distance away in Sun Peaks.

Shtuka did not attend his job as scheduled later that day and has not been active on social media or cellular networks since the time he was last seen.

Shtuka was last seen wearing dark jeans, a grey/white shirt, a blue coat and a burgundy ball cap.


  • 19 year old male
  • 5’ 10”
  • 155 pounds
  • Blonde hair
  • Brown Eyes
  • Caucasian

A search by the RCMP has been ongoing since the time of the call. Kamloops Search and Rescue have been engaged and began their efforts at daylight. If you have seen Ryan Shtuka in the past 24 hours and have not already spoken with police, please contact the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000.

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