Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

Local News

November 19, 2012

Law enforcement search for missing Andersonville man

AMERICUS — The Sumter County Sheriff’’s Office received a report  around noon Monday of a missing man near the Watermelon Road area of Andersonville. According to Col. Eric Bryant, the 57-year-old man Bobby Ogletree suffers from dementia and wandered away from his home Monday. Bryant said the man has other medical issues that have authorities and family members concerned.

The search is being conducted in Andersonville on field roads and dirt roads and local news media were notified in order to get the word out. Bryant said the man has family in Taylor County and could have possibly tried to catch a ride in that direction. Taylor County authorities were notified, and other law enforcement agencies in between were notified as well. Bryant said the local search would continue through Monday night. 

Ogletree is described as  5'11" tall and weighs 170 pounds. If you see him, please call (229) 924-4094.

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