Kyron Horman Missing and Endangered: Would Opening Boy Scout Perv Files Help Find Him?

Posted by BOC Staff | Blink,Boy Scouts Of America,Kyron Horman,Missing and Endangered,Missing Child | Sunday 13 June 2010 2:15 pm

Portland, Or– Kyron Horman, according to his parents, is an avid camper, beach go-er, and fisherman. While it is not known if Kyron is a cub scout, his older brother is a member of The Boy Scouts of America.


While researching for this case, and the possibility a sexual predator might be involved, I was stunned to learn a self-admitted pedophile of over 20 young boys that police are aware of, lives freely in Kyron’s community of Multnomah County Oregon.


Timur dykes


Timur Van Dykes, convicted sex offender and pedophile has been charged with over 26 crimes involving sexual abuse of minor boys since the early 80’s through 1994. They were entrusted to his care as a Boy Scout Leader and home teacher for the Mormon Church since the early 1980’s. 


In a trial this past Spring, Dykes actions costs the Church of Latter Day Saints an undisclosed settlement, The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) and the Pacific Cascade Council over $18 million in damages.

A $14 million sexual abuse lawsuit filed in Portland, Ore. is making headlines, due to the disturbing contents of confidential files from the Boy Scouts of America, which show that the organization knew of at least 1,000 pedophiles within the Scouts from 1965 to 1985, but hushed it up. Despite numerous sexual abuse lawsuits brought by victims against the Boy Scouts over the years, the confidential files were never obtained by plaintiffs’ attorneys, with most of the cases settled quietly out of court. Even more disturbing, the scoutmaster-pedophile, who molested the victim in the current lawsuit, confessed to Boy Scout leaders that he molested 17 Boy Scouts, but inexplicably, he was allowed to continue as a scoutmaster and have contact with boys.< ?xml:namespace prefix =”" o />

Dykes admitted to a Mormon Bishop that he had molested several young boys, but it was not the church that turned him over to police. The Bishop instructed Dykes to write letters of apology to his victims, and maintained his position within the church.

After a parent of one of the boys went to police, Dykes pled guilty to second degree sex abuse and was given probation.  As a condition of his probation, he was prohibited from being around young boys. However, he was permitted to continue as a scoutmaster and molesting children until he was pulled over for a brake light malfunction in 1994 driving a van full of boyscouts headed to a camping trip.

Police ran his license, and arrested him on the spot. That was the first indication to any parent under his “leadership” that Dykes was a convicted pedophile.

That’s correct, the failure on the part of the Boy Scouts to remove Dykes and or warn parents resulted in additional victims of this monster.


Who: Timur Dykes, 53
Victims: Confessed to or was convicted of molesting more than 20 boys, most of them Boy Scouts.
First conviction: Arrested in 1983 on accusations of molesting several boys. Pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree sexual abuse and received probation.
Second conviction: Charged in 1985 with molesting boys. Pleaded guilty to first-degree sexual abuse and sexual penetration with a foreign object. His sentence is unclear.
Third conviction: Found guilty in 1994 after a nine-day trial in which several boys said he molested them. He was sentenced to 18 years in prison but was released in 2005.
Today: A registered sex offender and on post-prison supervision until 2013. Listed as a transient living at Southwest First Avenue and Burnside Street.

Update: Prior to the start of the Civil trial, Dykes moved to Oswego Lake in December 2009. He is currently a resident of Multnomah county and it is unclear when he moved or registered his return. He is listed “likely to reoffend” and a predator. (see editors note following this article)


Jack Doe, (press name for sex abuse victim) the 37 year old center of the lawsuit, considered Timur Dykes “larger than life.”

The victim, identified in court documents as Jack Doe, said he looked up to his Boy Scout leader, Timur Dykes, who was a rock climber and always seemed to have advice for whatever dilemma the boy found himself in. His relationship with Dykes, whom he first met through the Church of Latter-day Saints, intensified when he became a “Webelos” — the level after a Cub Scout — and as he earned full-fledged Boy Scout status, he said. He went on 30-plus campouts with Dykes as the leader, worked on merit badges at Dykes’ apartment, and spent the night several times at the grown man’s place.

Dykes was “larger than life,” Doe said. “I just wanted to soak up his knowledge.”

According to Clark, Dykes was 25 when he met a 9-year-old Doe in 1981. Later, Doe joined a Southeast Portland Scout troop where Dykes was an assistant Scoutmaster. The troop met at a building, in the 9900 block of Southeast Caruthers Street, owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The boys also often went to Dykes’ apartment to work on merit badges or spend the night, with their parents’ approval, Clark told jurors.

“All of the parents trusted Timur Dykes because he was a Scout leader,” Clark said.

The apartment, Clark said, was like a playground for boys.

“He had ferrets,” Clark said. “He had snakes, including a boa constrictor. … He had a knife collection. He gave (Doe) french fries for breakfast on a regular basis.”

One Question: Does he have a red eyed tree frog?



Because the files have been used in sealed cases due to confidential settlements, only 2 attorneys have seen their contents.

The BSA maintains they kept those files to “keep track” of their leaders with sexual allegations against them in the event they tried to move and join another region. However, there is NO evidence whatsoever that BSA notified police or parents of fellow members in the same troop if a leader was accused, or even if he was removed or reassigned.

What are the chances that an allegation that was made against one of their own, resulted in additional sex abuse to other or new victims?

Staggeringly high. Which is why they do not want them released to the public. The BSA reaction to the verdict in the civil suit, which will undoubtedly bring future suits:

“We are gravely disappointed with the verdict,” Boy Scouts of America spokesman Deron Smith said in a statement obtained by CBS News Raido. “We believe that the allegations made against our youth protection efforts are not valid. We intend to appeal.”

“This is a long standing societal issue that every youth serving organization must address,” Smith said. “Based on the standard of care of that time, the BSA believes it acted responsibly and that the evidence presented during the trial does not justify the verdict.”


Late this afternoon, the H E R C U L E A N search effort for Kyron involving over 18 different counties, was halted.


Kyron’s disappearance is now classified as a criminal investigation.


I would like to present a different thought for ponder on the serial pedophile status of the *free as a bird* Dykes and peyton perv files.


What if, within those files, which would include information on Dykes and his associates , there was a destination or possible suspect that has not been searched or an individual who was not arrested for abuse because it was not reported? 


An organization, founded on a position of public trust, has a responsibility to it’s public. I am floored.


There is positively no incentive outside of a moral one for the BSA to produce those files for Law Enforcement review if it leads to further negligence suits on their part. 


Repeat after me Multnomah County: Investigative subpoena for cause.

You won’t get a second bite at this apple for a long time.


The blinkoncrime staff would like to express our admiration and support to the Multnomah County Sheriffs Office and the men and women involved in the search efforts for Kyron Horman. You are heroes for Kyron.


We would also like to extend our deep regret and sorrow to Kyron’s family: know that you walk among friends.


To Timur the Timid:


Mark 9:42
” And whosoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.”



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  1. TR says:

    I think the Overall pge/site was updated on that date and not necessarily the details about Dykes status. It is suspicious.
    I also agree with you about the trigger idea. I have been wondering if this case did not serve as some sort trigger myself. If this creep has been suppressing (doubtful) his urges and then exploded in the wake of facing his past. who knows what triggers these creeps. But the timing is so inline with this situation that is is creepy to say the least.
    As for Oregon letting him walk their streets, I’m afraid they are stuck….and these perverts have “rights” even though they destroy lives and commit unthinkable crime against children.

  2. SadieBlue says:

    Blink, thank you for answering my question yesterday. I read it last night on my phone’s Internet while rocking my son to sleep. I was so sad, I just held my little one tighter and breathed in his baby shampoo smell. I stayed there awhile just holding him while he slept. Our children are so precious. How dare these monsters touch them! And how dare anyone out there protect them! Why aren’t there tougher laws? I don’t understand it and never will. I would support anyone running for office who promised to lock these monsters up for good.

  3. crimewriter says:

    48.Titch says:
    June 15, 2010 at 11:21 am

    RE: Not only that, but he was also listed as registering as a sex offender on 04/20/10 @2:24pm according to the paper…

    {4/20/10 8:30 a.m. A 13-year-old daughter is stealing from her father.
    4/20/10 2:24 p.m. Timur Van Dykes, 53, registered as a sex offender.
    4/20/10 3:45 p.m. Two raccoons were frolicking in a woman’s yard on Greensborough Court. One raccoon departed, but the other did not.}

  4. Ragdoll says:

    12.Boz says:
    June 14, 2010 at 4:20 pm
    Dumb question of the day. Does anyone know how to properly pronounce little Kyron’s name? Is it Keyron, Kieron, ???

    Kyron rhymes with the name ‘Byron’…..if that helps a little (not shunning B explanation xo).

  5. Ode says:

    I left you a post 2 days ago that must be in spam land. It probably belongs there but I want to be sure you see it. I did not need a response from you but it still is showing up as awaiting mod…The site has nothing to do with abduction of children so I felt the comment was inappropriate for that site.

    Ode, I got it, thanks, I have a nexus to those cases as you are probably aware.

  6. DiDi says:

    Hey come on,

    one of you guys be a sport and take Van Dykes deer hunting…..please!

  7. Mel says:

    I spoke with this guys probation officer a while ago. As a Mom in the Lake Oswego area, I needed to find out where this guy lived. He chose to register here in Lake Oswego because he has an aunt who lives here. So he is in this area, his Mom lives in Oregon City,so he is also in that area quite a bit. I wonder where else this guy has relatives that he visits. Any one know? For such a dangerous registered sex offender he seems to get around quite a bit.

  8. mel says:

    Okay, guys, about this Timur Van Dykes, I had checked into this guy On 1/28/10 since I am in the Portland area. I called Salem, talked with his probation officer. He is registered in Lake Oswego as a registered sex offender only because he has an Aunt who lives here, he feequents the area. He doesnt have a residence in the Lake Oswego area. He also is frequently in the Oregon City area, his Mom lives there, he is concidered a transient that lives in the Burnside area, near a bridge, is what I was told. This is one of Oregons most notorious sex offenders, most likely to reoffend and that is how he is kept track of. And those guys piss me off.

  9. mel says:

    You really dont have to re post that one…I just noticed I already went off of Timur on your site….other than adding the poster of that creep, the info is the same…sorry

  10. Word Girl says:

    Boy Scouts of America: now is the time to open your files. You are morally mandated.

    Multco Investigators: Now is the time to aggressively pursue Boy Scouts
    of America files. You are legally mandated to protect your citizens, especially minor children.

    Readers: Now is the time to put pressure on both of the above organizations. How can a RSO not have a permanent address when he is on probaton/parole until 2013? Let’s get after this.

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