Monday, 2nd March 2015

Search continues for Sparwood boy

Posted on 09. Sep, 2011 by in East Kootenay |  

The search for three-year-old Kienan Hebert continues, two days after the Sparwood boy was discovered missing from the family home, reports Ian Bailey and Dawn Walton for the Globe and Mail.

Randall Hopley. Photo supplied by the RCMP.

There was a false alarm today when a B.C. Ferry was recalled after a possible sighting. Delta police searched the vessel but did not find Randall Hopley, a person of interest in the search for the young boy.

Read about the false alarm at the Globe and Mail.

Police have released an updated photo of Hopley, 46.

The RCMP have asked people with recreation properties in the Sparwood area to visit them and see if there is anything suspicious.

People with any suspicions or news to report are asked to call 911.

People should look for signs of forced entry, missing or stolen items and indications that people have been using the property or the grounds.

“People know their property and know what is normal. If something appears to be out of place and wrong then they should contact their local police,” says Cpl. Dan Moskaluk in a press release.

Police are also confirming that investigators are currently conducting a search of Hopley’s residence.

Kienan, 3, is described as having short red hair, wearing “Scooby Doo” cartoon boxer shorts and may be carrying up to 3 blankets with him.

Randall Peter Hopley, 46 is described as a white male with brown hair and hazel eyes. He is 5’ 10” and weighs 147 lbs. Police are also searching for Hopley’s vehicle described as:

  • Brown 1987 Toyota Camry
  • BC License Plate 098 RAL

If anyone has seen Kienan Hebert, Randall Hopley or his vehicle they are asked to call 911.


All photos released to the public.

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