North American Missing Persons Network
Melvin Eugene Butler, II

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Above Image: Butler, circa 2002

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 10, 2002 from Houston, Harris County, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: September 17, 1955
  • Age: 46
  • Height: 5'9"
  • Weight: 145 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Graying Brown
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Butler may have a full beard.
    He has scars near his left eyebrow and on his left cheek next to his eye.
    Possibly wearing tri-focal glasses.
  • Clothing: Melvin typically wore jeans, a t-shirt and tennis shoes.
  • AKA: Nickname is Pud
  • Case Number: 37434302X

  • Details of Disappearance
    Melvin was visiting friends in the Spring Branch area of Houston, Tx on his way home to Marble Falls, Tx. He planned to travel to Brenham, Texas during the day to buy a used Harley-Davidson motorcycle from another friend.
    His pickup was found parked not far from his friends house in Spring Branch. He left his Texas driver's license inside and apparently took his dog, Lucky.
    He had been arrested numerous times on weapons and guns charges.
    Foul play is suspected in his case.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Houston Police Department

    Source Information
    Texas Department Of Public Safety
    Houston Police Missing Persons Unit