Rusk County man missing; truck found 5 miles from home

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 1:30pm

RUSK COUNTY — Rusk County officials are asking for the public's help in finding a missing Mt. Enterprise man.

The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office says 58-year old James “Jimmy” Tidwell is missing. Mr. Tidwell is described as 5’3" and about 170 pounds.

On Tuesday at around 11:30a.m., officials received a call from Mr. Tidwell’s employer requesting for a welfare check when he did not report to work. Mr. Tidwell’s employer says he was last seen at work Wednesday, February 15.

On Wednesday, investigators found Mr. Tidwell’s abandoned truck on FM 95 and Hwy 315, approximately 5 miles from his house.

As the investigation continues, anyone with information on Mr. Tidwell’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Robert Stinehour at (903)657-3581 or call Rusk County Crime Stoppers at (903)655-TIPS (8477).


 

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