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Search for missing Fallon man continues

On Tuesday, the Churchill County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing man who resides in Fallon, said Sheriff Ben Trotter in a media release.

Michael Gutierrez, 45, last spoke to family on Sept. 19.

On Monday, Trotter said Gutierrez did not report to work and his family reported him as missing; the next day an extensive air and ground search was initiated.

On Thursday afternoon Gutierrez’s 2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser was located Thursday afternoon in the desert about 15 miles northeast of town, and Trotter sai the search continued through Saturday. Gutierrez has not been located yet. There is unknown clothing description.

Trotter said Gutierrez is entered into N.C.I.C. as missing and a statewide bulletin has been broadcast.

If you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Michael Gutierrez please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 775-423-3116.


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