The Wayne County Sheriff's Department is seeking any information
regarding the disappearance of a local man, who was last seen in late
June in Illinois.
Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron said his office received the
missing person complaint on Friday, July 6.
Family members are seeking help in finding 24-year-old Austin Jones.
According to Catron, Jones was last heard from by family members on
June 24. He is a truck driver with CR England Trucking Company.
The truck that Jones was driving was found at a truck stop in Dixon,
The truck was searched by the Dixon Police Department and it
contained Jones' personal items. The man was not located.
Catron stated that they had received additional information in
regard to Jones.
He said the man was apparently picked up by Illinois State Police on
June 28 and was given a ride to Chicago.
There has been no contact that police are aware of after that.
Jones is described as a white male with brown eyes. He is 5'5,
weighs 141 pounds and has a medium build.
Deputy Ethan Jones is heading up the local investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's department at (606) 348-5416 or the 911 center.