Missing Man Located in Mendocino
Press release from the Mendocino Sheriff’s Department:
On 9-16-16 around 7:03 PM Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 1800 Block of Cameron Road in Elk regarding a missing 61 year old adult male. On their arrival Deputies were advised the male owned a large parcel of property and had left, earlier in the afternoon, to check the property but did not return as planned. Deputies searched the area during the night but were unable to locate the individual.
Mendocino County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue (SAR) volunteers responded on the morning of 9-17-16. This response included two SAR K9 teams. Around 9:22 AM one of the K9 teams located the individual in a deep ravine on the property. He was disoriented and needed medical assistance. Cal Fire, Elk Fire, and Mendocino Coast District Hospital Ambulance responded and assisted Mendocino County SAR with the extrication. The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank all agencies that responded to assist in this search and rescue incident.