by Emily Waldrep
Sheriff Bryan Weatherford and Phil Ryan of the Tyler County Sheriff's department want to thank TDJC and Tyler County Search and Rescue for assisting in locating a missing juvenile on March 11.
"I want to thank the search and rescue team for responding quickly," Ryan said. "I also want to thank TDJC for bringing their scent specific dogs, and for heading our way in a hurry when we needed them."
Ryan says that everyone worked together to locate the missing person, and that he was found less than one hour after the call came in to the dispatcher.
"Deputy Wade actually located the missing person, but it was definitely a joint effort," Ryan said. "All of the deputies worked together and found the missing person."
Thankfully, the juvenile was safe and healthy when he was located.
"It just gives you a good feeling, knowing how well prepared everyone is and how willing they are to pitch in and help," Ryan said.