Update: The DuQuoin Police have called off their search. They say that Mr. Wells was located at an unspecified location in Missouri.
(KTVI) – The DuQuoin Police Department has issued an endangered missing person alert for 78-year-old Sammie W. Wells. Mr. Wells was last placed near a gas station near Sparta, IL. around 1:00 am Saturday morning.
Police say he called his daughter stating he was lost on Illinois Route 4 in Mascoutah, IL, trying find his way to a RV show in St. Louis.
Wells is 5 feet, 10 inches, 200 pounds, with gray hair, hazel eyes and was seen wearing wire frame glasses, and a Shriners necklace with blue lights.
He was driving a white 2011 Buick Enclave with the license plate: P842372.
If you’ve seen Sammie Wells, please call your local police department or the DuQuoin Police Department at 618-542-2131