California Department of Transportation District 2 employees are donating personal leave time to participate in the search for missing co-worker Patrick McCarthy. McCarthy, 45 years-old , is a Caltrans Equipment Operator II and works out of the Susanville facility.
According to a press release from the Department of Transportation McCarthy called in sick to work on June 3rd, and his neighbor saw his truck that afternoon in McCarthy’s hometown of Doyle. He has not been seen or heard from since and McCarthy’s family has filed a missing person’s report with the Lassen County Sheriffs Office.
He is described as a Caucasian male, 6’2″ tall, 215 lbs. He has brown , short hair and hazel eyes.
He was last seen driving a maroon 2004 extended cab Ford Ranger with California License plates #82362B1.
Authorities and Caltrans workers have been searching for him in Susanville, Portola, Doyle, Taylorsville, Beckwourth and Goose Lake.
If you have any information on his whereabouts, please contact the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office at (530) 257-6121.