Missing Mercer County man found safe, silver alert no longer active

Mercer County

5/11/19 9:00 p.m. UPDATE:

On its Facebook page, the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department said Ide was located safely. The silver alert is no longer active.


The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department and West Virginia State Police are looking for 67 year old George Ide. He is a white male with brown eyes, who stands at 5-feet, 8-inches and weighs 160 pounds. 

Ide was last seen at Rocky Branch Road in Princeton early Saturday morning. He may be traveling in a silver, Dodge truck with gravel in the bed and West Virginia registration NYE 823. 

If you have any information on Ide’s whereabouts, you are asked to contact the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department or West Virginia State Police. 

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