SEVERE WX : Winter Weather Advisory View Alerts

UPDATE: Missing hunters found safe

James Maroon, 19, and Jeffrey Richey, 48, were reported missing Thursday night.

Posted: Apr 20, 2018 3:01 PM
Updated: Apr 20, 2018 4:41 PM

UPDATE: Both men have been found and are safe. Deputies said their vehicle suffered a mechanical malfunction, but they were able to get help from another driver.
____________________________________________

EUGENE, Ore. – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office needs help finding two missing hunters who were last seen in Eugene Thursday morning.

Deputies said James Maroon, 19, and Jeffrey Richey, 48, went into woods, possibly to go to turkey hunting, around 8:30 a.m.

The exact location of where they were going isn’t know.

Deputies said Maroon is developmentally disabled and Richey is his care provider.

Family reported them missing shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday when they didn’t return home as planned.

They are travelling in a gray 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee, with the license plate XDB 290. Deputies said Richey has extensive knowledge of how to survive in the wilderness, and they likely have food and water with them.

Maroon is 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 160 pounds and wears glasses. He has brown hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing blue jeans, a black sweatshirt, a brown jacket and camouflage boots.

Richey is five feet nine inches tall, weighs 200 pounds and is bald with blue eyes. Deputies said he has his dog with him.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 137600

Reported Deaths: 1877
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah29040464
Washington19216179
Marion16668247
Clackamas11989141
Lane8724113
Jackson712295
Umatilla697673
Deschutes517140
Yamhill329448
Malheur319855
Linn319449
Polk256340
Klamath252446
Josephine182636
Benton181714
Douglas175944
Jefferson173425
Union114617
Wasco111723
Columbia107518
Lincoln102717
Coos98315
Hood River97621
Morrow96310
Clatsop7075
Crook65213
Baker5825
Tillamook3692
Curry3245
Lake2485
Grant2171
Harney1806
Wallowa993
Gilliam531
Sherman470
Wheeler201
Unassigned00
Eugene
Cloudy
38° wxIcon
Hi: 41° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 33°
Corvallis
Cloudy
37° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 29°
Roseburg
Cloudy
37° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 37°
North Bend
Cloudy
43° wxIcon
Hi: 44° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 38°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events