Found: Milwaukie man reported missing after going turkey hunting

Robert "Bob" Anthony Stern
Robert "Bob" Anthony Stern(Douglas County Sheriff's Office)
Published: May. 25, 2023 at 11:16 AM PDT|Updated: May. 25, 2023 at 5:00 PM PDT
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DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. (KPTV) - A Milwaukie man reported missing in the Douglas County area has been found, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday evening.

At about 5 p.m., deputies announced that 71-year-old Robert “Bob” Anthony Stern has been found safe and thanked people for their help.

According to deputies about about 10 a.m. Thursday, Stern was last heard from at about 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

The sheriff’s office said he had indicated he was going turkey hunting in the Umpqua Unit and deputies found an image of his vehicle taken in Myrtle Creek the same day around 2:50 p.m.

The sheriff’s office said Stern’s cell phone was off or out of service range.

No further information is available at this time.