BPD looking for missing, vulnerable adult ( Updated: Missing man found safe)

June 9, 2021

Updated on social media Wednesday, June 9, 2021.
UPDATE: Good news! Chakubuta has been located and is safe.
Boise Police are searching for a missing, vulnerable adult. Chakubuta, also known as Buta, was last seen by his caregiver in the area of N. Mitchell and W. Fairview around 10:30 this morning. We’re told he often walks to Mariposa Park or to the several nearby convenience stores, but he has been gone longer than usual. Buta is deaf and mute. He will not understand or respond to ASL and uses his own sign language.
Missing: Chakubuta or Buta, 37, Boise. He is about 5’10”, around 180 lbs. with brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a gray BB hat, gray pants, and a black long-sleeved shirt.
Call Police: If anyone has seen Chakubuta or has information about where he is, they are asked to call non-emergency dispatch at 208-377-6790. You can also make a tip to Crime Stoppers at 208- 343-COPS (2677), www.343COPS.org, or leave a tip using the “P3 Tips” app for your mobile device.
Buta ID

Contact: Boise Police Media Relations


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