Date/Time of Release: 10/31/2011 - 16:00
Contact Person: Dwes Hutson
Contact Number: 541-440-4464
Subject: Missing Hunter
Date/Time of Incident: 10/29/2011 - 07:30
Incident Location: Umpqua National Forest, Twin Lakes Area
Case Number: n/a
Missing: Litsey, Steve / 71 yoa male / Roseburg, OR
The Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing hunter in the Twin Lakes area in the Umpqua drainage, about 56 miles east of Roseburg.
Steve Litsey was reported missing by his hunting partner on Sunday, October 30. His friend told the Sheriff's Office that he and Litsey walked into the Twin Lakes area on Saturday, October 29th, and then separated at about 0730 hours, agreeing to meet back there later in the day. Litsey never showed up.
Search and rescue crews have been activated and are conducting searches in the area for Litsey.
Litsey is described as a white male, 5'7", 155 lbs, white hair and glasses and is reportedly wearing camouflage clothing. Anyone who has information or believes they have seen this subject should call the Sheriff's Office at 541-440-4471.