Kamloops searchers looking for 20-year-old last seen at Sun Peaks party

RCMP and Kamloops Search and Rescue is looking for Ryan Shtuka who left a party on Burfield Drive around 2 a.m. on Saturday Feb. 17 and hasn't been seen or heard from since.

RCMP and Kamloops SAR looking for Ryan Shtuka who left party on Burfield Drive around 2 a.m. Saturday

Police in Kamloops are looking for 20-year-old Ryan Shtuka. His family is now offering a reward for any information that helps bring him home. (Kamloops RCMP)

RCMP in Kamloops are asking for help in locating a 20-year-old man who was last seen at a party at Sun Peaks.

Police say Ryan Shtuka left a party on Burfield Drive at the mountain ski resort outside of Kamloops around 2 a.m. PT on Saturday and was believed to have walked home to his residence close by.

However, Sgt. Brandon Buliziuk says he never showed up for his job later that day and has not posted anything on his social media accounts or used his phone since.

Kamloops Search and Rescue volunteers have been looking for Shtuka. Buliziuk says the outfit will continue at daylight on Monday.

In the meantime he's asking anyone with information to contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000.

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

He is described as:

  • Five feet 10 inches or 1.78 metres tall.
  • 155 pounds or 70 kg.
  • With blond hair and brown eyes.

Shtuka's family has been posting on social media, seeking tips about his disappearance as well.


  • An earlier version of this story provided the incorrect age for Ryan Shtuka.
    Feb 22, 2018 4:30 PM PT