UPDATE: 10/1/13 – The father of a man reported missing in Yuba County in June is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the location of his son.
Read more here: http://blogs.sacbee.com/crime/archives/2013/10/reward-offered-in-effort-to-locate-man-missing-since-june-in-yuba-county.html#storylink=cpy
Previous story: Samuel Pharis, 21, from Yuba City, Calif. was reported missing on June 14 and hasn’t been seen since June 13.
His car was located stuck and abandoned in the Feather River river-bottom in Yuba County on June 16.
According to the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department’s press release, the vehicle was found locked and the key were not with the vehicle. The release also indicated Pharis’ cell phone and other belongings were discovered inside the car.
The Yuba County Sheriff Dept., Search and Rescue, the Posse, dogs, and hundreds of volunteers searched the air and land with relatively no clues. The search of the water areas is also coming up with nothing.
The area where the vehicle was found has been searched by air and foot, but to no avail. Pharis is 5’11”, 150lbs with blond hair and blue eyes.
The department continues to follow up on all leads and the Department is asking anyone with information concerning Pharis’ whereabouts to contact the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department at (530) 749-7779.