Search continues for missing Rochester man George Vanderweit

Rochester Chief of Police Steve Schettenhelm reminds residents that George Vanderweit, 70, is still missing.¬†On July 5, Vanderweit went missing after leaving home to ride his green bike near Runyon Road and Dequindre Road. It was reported that he left without money, any identification or his cell phone. Several searches were unsuccessful in finding Vanderweit. "We've had a couple of sitings that haven't materialized to anything," he said. As his 71st birthday approaches, police continue … [Read more...]

Missing man in Rochester

The Rochester Police Department is searching for a missing 70-year-old man. George Vanderweit was last seen about 9:20 a.m. Friday in the area of Runyon and Dequindre. He is a white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 178 pounds and was last seen wearing a red shirt with the word "BARGAINS" written on it and olive green shorts, the police report. Vanderweit may be riding an older green bicycle, and has no wallet, cell phone or identification. According to a police press release, he was … [Read more...]