UPDATE 10 a.m. (1/22/22): The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office confirms that James Cary Mitchel III was safely located in Amherst.


BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing and endangered man.

On Monday, Jan. 17, James Cary Mitchell III, 41, was reported missing.

Family members say they last spoke with him on Saturday, Jan. 15.

He may be driving a white GMC Yukon with a Virginia tag MRSJCM.

Mitchell is approximately 5’7″ tall, weighs 185 pounds, and has brown hair and blue eyes. He has tattoos of his initials over his right eye and a teardrop below his right eye.

If you see him or the matching GMC Yukon, contact the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office at 540-586-7827 or dial 911.