Sharp is outdoorsy, and frequently travels long distances by bike or foot. But he typically keeps in touch with family on those endeavors and no one has heard from him in over a week. He was last seen wearing a winter jacket, dark pajama pants, a winter hat and a long-sleeve green shirt. The Highland Park Police Department is investigating the missing persons report. The department can be reached at (732) 572-3800.
UPDATE 4/25/16 -Adam Sharp’s sister, Katie Sharp, posted on her Facebook page, “I regret to inform everyone that my brother Adam has passed away. I love you so much Adam, and I wish I could tell you again what you mean to me.” Police have confirmed that the remains found on a riverbank in Perth Amboy earlier this month belong to Adam. No foul play is suspected.
UPDATE: 1/10/15 – There has been a siting of Adam in the Fords section of Woodbridge. The police said a store owner said they saw a man matching Sharp’s description near Quick Check on New Brunswick Ave. He was wearing a full beard, jacket and pajama pants.
Original story: Adam Sharp, a former Edison man who retired from the Marines about a year ago has gone missing, and may be walking to his home in North Carolina. Adam Sharp was last seen on December 27th, when he walked off while with an acquaintance. Sharp did not bring his wallet, clothes or supplies, and his cellphone has been turned off. Sharp was last seen near Route 9 in Woodbridge, New Jersey. Sharp served in the Marines in Afghanistan and may be suffering from PTSD. He currently resides in North Carolina, where he lives on a farm. He was in New Jersey visiting family for the holidays.