Search continues for man reported missing in September

The 32-year-old man has been missing for nearly a month.

Agencies and family members are searching for a man reported missing on Sept. 29, 2021, whose truck was found near Perseverance Trail. (Courtesy photo / Juneau Police Department)

Agencies and family members are searching for a man reported missing on Sept. 29, 2021, whose truck was found near Perseverance Trail. (Courtesy photo / Juneau Police Department)

Police released an update in the search for a missing man last seen in late September.

Douglas Austin Martin Farnsworth, 32, was reported missing by his family since Sept. 29, said Lt. Krag Campbell in a news release.

After the initial report, the police opened a missing persons investigation, Campbell said. A pickup truck Farnsworth had recently driven was located on Basin Road near the Flume Trail trailhead. Camera footage gathered during the investigation show Farnsworth in the truck driving down Basin Road on Sept. 30 at approximately 4:30 a.m. Another camera spotted Fanrnsworth walking alone on the Flume Trail around 7 a.m., Campbell said. The investigation is ongoing.

Farnsworth is described as being 6 feet tall, approximately 140 pounds, with brown hair.

A gathering for Farnsworth is being held on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 7 pm. at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park near the whale statue, according to a social media post.

Anyone with information on Farnsworth’s whereabouts is asked to call the JPD business line at 907-586-0600, Campbell said.

• Contact reporter Michael S. Lockett at (757) 621-1197 or mlockett@juneauempire.com.

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