Missing Ruch Man Located

Jackson County Sheriff's OfficeNEAR RUCH, Ore. — Jackson County Sheriff’s Office announced Sunday morning that a man reported missing the previous night has now been located.

Deputies say he went missing at about 9:20 p.m. on Saturday with his dog. They say 30-year old Shane Wilcox sent a text message to his brother saying he had fallen and needed help.

At around 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, the Sheriff’s Office says Wilcox returned home on his own.

The Sheriff’s Office says more than 40 personnel responded to this search, including two Brim Aviation helicopters and an Oregon Air National Guard Lakota helicopter.