UPDATE 10:20 a.m. (8/14/22): The Craig County Sheriff’s Office has updated WFXR News on the search for the man wanted in another county by Virginia State Police.
Authorities say the man wanted for traffic violations out of Botetourt County was last seen wearing camo pants and a blue fleece-type jacket at approximately 6:36 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14.
According to officials, there will be continued law enforcement presence around Level Green and the Old Huffman Store on Route 42, where the man was seen around 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13. Additional K-9s were called to assist, as well as a drone.
Anyone who has seen the man photographed above or any other suspicious activity is asked to call the Craig County Sheriff’s Office at 540-864-5127.
CRAIG COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Craig County Sheriff’s Office says it is searching for a man wanted by the Virginia State Police on traffic-related charges.
On Saturday, Aug. 13, the sheriff’s office told WFXR News that multiple law enforcement agencies are involved in the search effort — even bringing in helicopters and Virginia State Police K-9 units — for the man, who is believed to be unarmed.
Authorities say they have been trying to track down the man since Thursday, Aug. 11 for traffic charges out of Botetourt County, adding that he was last seen in the area of Sinking Creek near Route 42 and Route 630.
However, Craig County Sheriff’s Office did not post about the man on social media until Friday, Aug. 12, saying that deputies and state troopers were searching the area around Route 42 and Route 630 for a wanted person on foot.
If you see anyone who looks like the man in the photo, you are asked to call 911. Officials are also reminding community members to lock their front doors and vehicles.