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BEND, OR -- The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office located a missing Bend man, following a broad search effort and a request for help from the public. Joshua Tharin Richardson was last seen Sunday morning; his family reported him missing after he failed to return that night. 


The Sheriff's office searched for him throughout the day, yesterday, including an aerial search by Life Flight. At about 7:30 Monday night, they received information that Richardson was stuck in deep snow, north of China Hat Road, southeast of Bend. Two OSP Fish and Wildlife Troopers and a Deputy responded to the area and were able to help him out.  




03/14/16 12 p.m. -- The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find a missing Bend man. According to Lt. Chad Davis, Joshua Tharin Richardson was last seen at 9 a.m. on Sunday (March 13) and was expected to return home by 11 p.m. that night. 


He was reportedly driving a white 2011 Ford F-150 crew-cab pickup, with OR license 153-HED. It has a sticker logo in the right rear window for "Downtown Ornamental Iron."


Richardson is described as a white male with short brown hair and brown eyes. He's 6'3" tall and weighs 202 pounds.


Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Deschutes County dispatch at 541-693-6911.

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