Missing Man Found at Oregon Caves
Grants Pass Police received a report of a missing person Thursday morning who was last observed near Abby’s Pizza, 205 NE Beacon Drive. Based on information received there was concern that 68 year old Bruce Lemmerman began having medical issues while en route to the Oregon Cave’s National Monument.
When family members discussed going home, Lemmerman left the area on foot. An extensive search was conducted by the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety patrol and fire divisions. With the assistance of the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office, Search and Rescue, Grants Pass Auxiliary and the Oregon Caves National Monument.
Approximately four hours after the initial call, Lemmerman was located at the Oregon Caves National Monument and his identity was confirmed via a flier which was circulated during the search. Lemmerman was in good condition after walking several miles.
Additional thanks to Abby’s Pizza and the Parkway Christian Center for use of their facilities during the incident.