Finley Butte Area East of Lapine, Oregon
On 1/20/06 at approximately 11:30 am Craig Marcum, 40, of Lapine was located. Marcum had heard from acquaintances that the Sheriff's Office was looking for him as a missing person. Marcum made telephone contact with a patrol deputy and agreed to meet at the Lapine station in person. Marcum personally talked with detectives and a patrol deputy at the station.
Marcum said that he had gotten lost after the snowmobile had gotten stuck and spent the night out in the woods. At daylight he started walking out of the area. He contacted an unknown male who gave him a ride the rest of the way out of the area. Marcum was in good health and appeared to be uninjured.