The following is a press release issued by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office:
The search continues today, 07-22-22 for Thomas Arrants, the 74-year-old male missing near the 24000 block on Highway 20 near Fort Bragg.
Yesterday, Mendocino County Search and Rescue utilized ATVs, a UTV and ground teams, and were joined by CALFIRE and National Guard personnel in hopes of locating Thomas.
Please use caution along the Mile Post Marker 8-9 mile stretch of Highway 20 as teams from Mendocino County as well as mutual aid from neighboring counties help continue our efforts of locating Thomas.
Today there are a total of 75 search personnel, from the following agencies/organizations:
- Mendocino County Search and Rescue
- Marin County Search and Rescue
- Napa County Search and Rescue
- Sonoma County Search and Rescue
- Cal Fire Chamberlain Creek
- Cal-ESAR (California Explorer Search and Rescue)
- CARDA (California Rescue Dog Association) with two dogs.
Anyone with information about the current whereabouts of Thomas are urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office by calling 707-463-4083.