The Orange County Sheriff’s department needs your help finding a man who was reported missing late last week.


Thomas Jeffrey Searle

The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for Thomas Jeffrey Searle. Searle is 60 years old and is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

He was last seen at 2311 Bushy Cook Road in Efland and was wearing a tan shirt and blue jeans. He’s 5’8” and weights 140 pounds. He has short brown hair and gray eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Orange County Sheriff’s department at 919-644-3050.