Police report missing Nakusp man found safe

Trail Champion
By Trail Champion
September 19th, 2013

The Kootenay Boundary Regional RCMP is pleased to announce the Steven Schroff of Nakusp has been located safe and sound.

RCMP Sgt. Darryl Little said police received a call Friday at 8:50 a.m. from the sister of Schroff advising the Nakusp man had heard the announcement on the radio and called to say he was safe.

Schroff, 55, reporttly was camping before experiencing vehicle trouble.

Out of cell range, Schroff was able to fix his vehicle and make it to Grand Forks.

He was planning on continuing his journey to Spokane.

The RCMP would like to thank the media for their support in helping us locate Schroff.

Police would also like to remind people that to advise family or friends of their travel plans and or camping location in the event unforeseen incidents such as this occur.

Police ask for help finding missing local man

The Nakusp RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 55-year-old Steven Schroff, according to RCMP Sgt. Darryl Little.

“Mr. Schroff was last seen at 1 a.m. on Sept. 13 in Nakusp,” Little said. “He was preparing to leave to Spokane, according to family members, but never showed up.”

Nakusp RCMP have confirmed with United States Border Services that Schroff never crossed into the States and is believed to still be in Canada.

Schroff was driving a brown 2006 Toyota Tacoma pick-up truck (BC Licence Plate CH4547). Telus was able to “ping” his cell phone to the Nelson area, however attempts to locate him have been unsuccessful.

Little said Schroff is described as 5′-10″ (178 cm) and 190 lbs (86 kg). Please see attached photo.

If anyone who spots this vehicle or sees Schroff is asked to contact the Nakusp RCMP at 250-265-3677.


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