61°F
weather icon Clear

Search underway man missing from Tonopah

Nye County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating the disappearance of a 62-year-old resident.

As stated in a news release, James Dean Remster went missing on Dec. 3, 2018.

Remster is described as 5 feet 11 inches, weighing 130 pounds, with graying blond hair and blue eyes.

He also has a tattoo of a pyramid, with the name Jim on his right arm.

Remster was last seen in Tonopah, Nevada, according to authorities, who said the last information they received was that he was supposed to be boarding a bus to Tennessee.

The Pahrump Valley Times inquired about the nearly two-month delay between the date of Remster’s disappearance and the sheriff’s office news release issued last week.

“They were working leads, and then it came to a stalemate,” said Lt. David Boruchowitz.

Additionally, the sheriff’s office reported the investigation had been ongoing.

Anyone with any information on his whereabouts is urged to contact the Nye County Sheriff’s Office at 775-751-7000 or call the “Bring Our Missing Home” tip line at 810-294-4858.

Contact reporter Selwyn Harris at sharris@pvtimes.com, on Twitter: @pvtimes

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
Nevada ranks high among the ‘booziest brunching’ states

Nevada saw 35 fatal crashes involving impaired drivers during brunch hours over the five-year period, with four in 2013 increasing to 12 in 2017.

NHP receives grant for traffic safety campaigns

The Nevada Highway Patrol has received a financial shot in the arm, courtesy of the Nevada Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety.

BLM Nevada oil and gas lease sale nets $70,526

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management recently announced that its quarterly oil and gas lease sale in Nevada resulted in competitive bids for 19,051.53 acres.

Death Valley National Park getting ready to celebrate 25th anniversary

Death Valley National Park is hosting special programs and events in celebration of the park’s 25th birthday Oct. 26 –Nov. 2. On Nov. 2, the park will waive entrance fees, the park said in its news release announcement.

Arts, humanities celebrated in Nevada

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has proclaimed October as Arts and Humanities Month in Nevada.

CDC awards funds aimed at stopping to drug overdoses, deaths

As the drug overdose crisis evolves and becomes more complex, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing $301 million in new Overdose Data to Action funds to states and jurisdictions.

 
Nye solar plant could be facing a crisis

The future of the Crescent Dunes solar project, near Tonopah, may be uncertain.

Nye County systems to undergo cyber vulnerability testing

The subject of cybersecurity had Nye County commissioners at odds with one another during the most recent commission meeting, with three voting in favor of approving free cyber vulnerability assessments and the remaining two set against the move, citing concerns that the action could possibly result in future expenses.

10th Annual Pumpkin Days set for next weekend in Pahrump

Halloween is less than three weeks away and the Pahrump Disability Outreach Program is getting into the holiday spirit with its annual Pumpkin Days event, scheduled to take place Oct. 18-20 at Ian Deutch Memorial Park.