UPDATE: 77-year-old missing for two weeks located in Dodge Co.

John J. Bachhuber (Source: via Mayville Police Department)
By  | 

MAYVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) -- Over two weeks after an alert was issued, authorities said in an update Tuesday that a missing 77-year-old man last seen Mayville in Dodge County has been located.

As NBC15 news reported, a Silver Alert was issued for John J. Bachhuber after his family reported that he had gone missing from his home on Feb. 17, according to the Mayville Police Department.

The Silver Alert issued for him has been canceled.

Authorities did not say what state Bachhuber was located in.

The day after the alert was issued, Mayville Police received two tips from citizens saying they had seen Bachhuber walking southbound on STH 67 near Dunn Road between 11 p.m. Feb. 15 and 12:20 a.m. on Feb. 16.

Mayville Police and Dodge County Sheriff’s deputies searched the area using K9 teams, but did not find Bachhuber.

A RAVE emergency communication, otherwise known as a automated phone call, was broadcasted to residents within five miles of the search area alerting residents to check their property.

A two-mile canvass was also conducted by law enforcement of nearby buildings.