MEDFORD, Ore. —
UPDATE: JCSO says that their search and rescue teams were able to locate a missing autistic man this afternoon. Johnathan Stillwagon was found in the Prospect area and has since been reunited with his family.
JCSO expressed their gratitude for citizens "keeping an eye out."
(Updated as of 7:40 p.m. on Thursday, July 5)
INITIAL REPORT: A Medford man with autism has been missing since early Thursday morning, according to a statement from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO).
19-year-old Johnathan Stillwagon was last seen around 3 a.m. on Thursday morning near his home on Mason Way. Stillwagon reportedly had his service dog with him, a 6-month-old tan and white pit bull terrier.
JCSO search and rescue teams are currently looking for Stillwagon. According to JCSO, Stillwagon "likes to be in the mountains" and may be trying to make his way to the Prospect area.
Stillwagon is described as 5'10" with a thin build, shaved black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a long-sleeved button-up shirt and jeans.
Anyone with information about Johnathan’s whereabouts is asked to call dispatch at (541) 776-7206. Refer to case #18-13758.