Date/Time of Release: 09/19/2011 - 09:50
Contact Person: Dwes Hutson
Contact Number: 541-440-4464
Subject: Missing Person UPDATE
Date/Time of Incident: 09/17/2011 - 13:45
Incident Location: Riddle, Oregon
Case Number: 11-3534
Missing: Bosworth, Mark Lawrence/ 54 yoa / Portland, OR
Search and Rescue efforts will continue today for Mark Bosworth. Mr. Bosworth is a volunteer with the Cycle Oregon Event and was last seen in the Riddle area on Sept. 16, 2011 at approximately 2330 hrs. Mr. Bosworth may be suffering from a medical condition and might be confused about where he is.
Searchers are working on information that a man was seen hitchhiking in the early morning hours on Saturday, September 17th, on Yocum Road in Riddle. We have not been able to confirm that this subject was Mark Bosworth, but based on the location and time, searchers will be focusing some of the search efforts around that information.
The Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public. Anyone who believes they have seen Mark Bosworth or anyone who may have given a ride to a hitchhiker near Riddle since Friday night, is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 541-440-4471 or our tip line at 541-957-2099.