STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Police believe they found body of missing actor from Grants Pass

Charles Levin was in the process of moving to a new home in the area when he disappeared.

Posted: Jul 10, 2019 2:07 PM
Updated: Jul 15, 2019 11:00 AM

GRANTS PASS, Ore. —

UPDATE: Searchers may have found Charles Levin late Friday night, according to the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety (GPDPS). 

Levin was last heard from on June 28th when he made a phone call indicating that he was lost in or near Cave Junction. This morning police sent out a press release saying they found Levin's car — as well as a body they believe to be his.

Searchers found Levin's car off the roadway in a very remote and what police call an "almost impassible" road. The car was unusable. Inside the car, Levin's dog was discovered dead. Levin was not in the car or immediately around it.

Josephine County Search and Rescue came to the area and began searching again along with the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety. After several hours, police say they found human remains. Based on the circumstances, police say there is a high probability that the remains belong to Charles Levin.

The body is going to the medical examiner for final identification.

(Updated 5/13/19 at 5:10 a.m.)


INITIAL REPORT: Police are looking for help in locating a local man who recently disappeared while in the process of moving to a new address, according to the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety (GPDPS).

The agency said that Charles Levin is best known as a Hollywood actor "with numerous film and TV credits." Levin was moving from a home near SW G Street to a new location in the Redwood Avenue area.

Levin is known to drive an orange 2012 Fiat with Oregon plates. He is usually in the company of his "fawn colored" pug, Boo Boo Bear.

According to a Facebook post shared by Operation OR Found Safe, Levin last had contact with friends or family on June 28. He had indicated that he was lost, driving in the Cave Junction area. He was in his Orange Fiat and accompanied by his pug at the time of the call.

Anyone with information about Levin's whereabouts is urged to contact the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety at (541) 450-6260.

[Pictured above with Levin's photo is a similar car. A snapshot of his actual car can be seen right.]

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 4335

Reported Deaths: 157
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah118161
Marion98126
Washington74718
Clackamas31711
Deschutes1270
Umatilla1213
Linn1189
Polk10012
Lane773
Yamhill707
Jackson670
Benton565
Clatsop450
Jefferson440
Klamath440
Malheur320
Coos310
Douglas270
Wasco261
Josephine241
Hood River220
Lincoln170
Columbia160
Morrow120
Curry70
Union60
Tillamook60
Crook60
Wallowa20
Lake20
Sherman10
Harney10
Grant10
Baker10
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 117215

Reported Deaths: 4305
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles572192448
Riverside8155342
San Diego7554269
Orange6574150
San Bernardino5501208
Alameda351597
Santa Clara2819143
San Francisco258743
Kern237639
San Mateo218884
Tulare200489
Fresno188236
Imperial179829
Santa Barbara166912
Contra Costa150637
Sacramento143958
Ventura116434
Kings11375
San Joaquin98235
Stanislaus75029
Monterey57110
Sonoma5664
Solano54622
Marin50115
Merced3017
San Luis Obispo2781
Placer2289
Santa Cruz2172
Yolo21324
Madera1143
Napa1133
Humboldt1023
El Dorado960
San Benito882
Butte511
Sutter462
Del Norte460
Nevada421
Shasta394
Mono371
Mendocino300
Yuba301
Lake260
Inyo201
Glenn170
Mariposa161
Calaveras150
Amador100
Siskiyou80
Colusa70
Lassen50
Tehama51
Plumas40
Tuolumne40
Alpine20
Sierra10
Trinity10
Unassigned00
Medford
Clear
86° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 86°
Brookings
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 63°
Crater Lake
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 78°
Grants Pass
Clear
81° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 81°
Klamath Falls
Clear
79° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 79°
Warm & dry Thursday
KDRV Radar
KDRV Fire Danger
KDRV Weather Cam

Community Events