press release - 07141701

Eirc "Sunny" Butler, 57


Eric "Sunny" Buttler, 57



Public Assistance Requested to Help Locate Missing Person


Carpinteria - July 14th, 2017


The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance to help locate 57-year-old Eric “Sunny” Buttler, who was last seen on June 24, 2017 in the City of Carpinteria. His family reported him missing on June 28, 2017.   Sunny was last known to be traveling from Ojai to Lompoc, when for unknown reasons, he stopped overnight in the City of Carpinteria.  On July 4, 2017, his vehicle was located in an unincorporated area of Santa Maria. 


Sunny is well known in the community for his volunteer work with various charitable functions.

Sunny is approximately 5’9” tall, 180 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.  He has ties to Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. If you see Sunny or have any information on his whereabouts, you are asked to immediately contact the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office at 805-683-2724.  You can also leave an anonymous tip at 805-681-4171 or


The City of Carpinteria contracts with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office for law enforcement services.



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