- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 1, 2016

SWEET HOME, Ore. (AP) - Authorities say they are searching for a 58-year-old man who hasn’t returned from mushroom picking east of Sweet Home.

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley says someone called authorities Tuesday morning to report Oliver Mercer, of Lebanon, missing in the area of Rocky Top near Green Peter Reservoir.

Riley says Mercer has been missing since Monday morning.

Linn County Search and Rescue is looking for the man.

No further details were immediately available.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide