Update: April 10, 2014 - According to an article in the Eureka Times Standard, 15-year-old Thomas William Carlson, who was reported missing on April 8, 2014 and last seen at Eureka High School on Mon., April 7, was located unharmed Tuesday April 8 around 3:30 p.m. in Willow Creek. The original post on the missing teenager appears below.
The Eureka Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old Thomas William Carlson who was reported missing on 04/08/14. Thomas was last seen at Eureka High School on 04/07/14. He left class upset and threw his books in the trash. He has not been seen since. A friend reported that he contacted her on Facebook and said that he was walking to Redding, CA.
Thomas is an American Indian male, 5’11”, 160 lbs., with brown eyes and neat brown medium length hair. He was last seen wearing a black jacket and grey sweatpants. Anyone with any information regarding Thomas Carlson is urged to contact the Eureka Police Department at (707) 441-4300 or (707) 441-4044.