ROGUE RIVER, Ore. —
UPDATE: 86-year-old Billy Brand has been found following search efforts, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.
"Search and Rescue volunteers have located Mr. Brand alive and well," the agency said. "He is being returned home. Thanks to all who assisted."
(Updated 8/19/19 at 5:36 p.m.)
INITIAL REPORT: A Wimer man who suffers from dementia has been missing since Monday morning, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO). Search efforts are currently underway.
86-year-old Billy Brand lives off of Redthorne Road near Wimer and was last seen between 9:30 a.m. and noon. JCSO said that he seems to have wandered away, and does not have a phone with him.
Brand was wearing blue jeans and a denim shirt "with a Boston Terrier cartoon on the back," the Sheriff's Office said. He is described as a white man, 5'6" and 165 pounds, with a bald head and hazel eyes.
If you have contact with this missing person please call Sergeant Shawn Richards at 541-774-6800.