IDAHO COUNTY, ID - The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Boise man who has been missing since Friday.
Deputies searched an area around Big Salmon Road, near the Salmon River, Sunday for a John “Randy” French, 54. But they found no clues to his whereabouts.
Family and friends say French left Boise Thursday to go fishing along the Salmon River. But no one has seen or heard from him since.
An Idaho County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher says searchers scoured the area until about 2 p.m. Sunday. The dispatcher described the area being searched as “rugged wilderness.”
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Friends are continuing the search Monday.
A missing person report has been filed.
A Facebook posting by a friend of French’s says the last ping on French’s cell phone was about 5 a.m. Friday.
He was last seen driving his pickup truck, a 2004 Chevy Avalanche with Idaho license plate 94350.
If you have seen French or know of his whereabouts, you are urged to contact the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office at the non-emergency dispatch number: 208-983-1100.