Nevada county sheriffs ask for public’s help finding elderly man

| 7/15/2011

Authorities in Nevada are asking for help locating an elderly man.

Patrick Carnes, 86, was last seen in mid-April as he traveled west from Ohio to his residence in Reno, Nevada.

Patrick was stopped by the Nevada Highway Patrol at 9 p.m. April 13 on Interstate 80 east of Wells, Nevada.

The next morning at 6 a.m., Carnes’ green Subaru station wagon was found parked and empty at the Pumpernickel Valley off-ramp. His dog “Lucky” also was missing.

Anyone with information related to Carnes’ disappearance or other related information is asked to call the Humboldt (Nevada) County Sheriff’s Office at 775-623-6429. Information also can be relayed by calling Secret Witness at 775-322-4900 or by keying in information here.