UPDATED: Have you seen this man? He has been found
Sandusky Register Staff
Oct 22, 2013 at 5:02 PM
UPDATED- According to the Erie County Sheriff's Office, Jack Smith has been located in West Virginia.
He was located in Hampshire County at 9 a.m. after a deputy there had located his disabled car on the road . Smith was experiencing a medical condition and was taken by rescue squad to an area hospital.
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Jack Smith, 84, of the 2600 block of Alpine Trail, was last seen at about 2:30 a.m. Monday in the Sandusky area, driving a silver 2003 Pontiac Grand Am. His vehicle has an orange ball on the antenna and quite a few bumper stickers on the back. The Ohio license plate number on the car is 383 XUD.
Anyone with information can call Erie County deputies at 419-625-7951
Deputies said they stopped Smith's vehicle at about 2 a.m. Monday on the west end of Sandusky. The car's license plate light was out, so deputies issues a warning. During the traffic stop, Smith told deputies he was headed to get gas and then headed home. About 15 minutes later, deputies saw him pumping gas into his car at a convenience store on Cleveland Road.
Another 15 minutes after that, a Sandusky police officer pulled over Smith's vehicle in Sandusky for the same license plate light violation. The officer issued Smith a warning and sent him on his way.
He has not been seen since, deputies said.
Smith's family said he has no serious medical issues, but he does get disoriented when he drives at night. He ran into a similar problem about two years ago, deputies said, but he later made it home.
Deputies said the family is concerned because no one reported seeing him all day Monday. As of late Monday night he was still listed as a missing person.