CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - The search continues for a missing man in Carteret County.
Sheriff Asa Buck said Sunday night a team was wrapping up after joining multiple crews in the search for Joshua Clauson, 20, who was reported missing when he didn’t return from a walk on Saturday, May 29, 2021.
Multiple teams searched all day on Sunday, May 30, 2021, and will start again Monday morning, according to Buck.
Buck said NC Wildlife and Highway Patrol will assist in the search from the air on Monday morning in addition to having search teams on the ground.
Family members say Clauson entered the woods with another family member around 10 a.m. on Saturday at the rear of the mobile home park off Lake Rd.
The family member says the two got lost and separated. The family member was able to get out by listening to the sounds of passing cars.
Clauson was last seen wearing a khaki tank top and blue jeans. Anyone with information is asked to notify the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office at (252) 728-8400 or Carteret County Communications at (252) 726-1911.
20 years old
Foul Play Suspected: No
Suspected Suicide: No
Reported missing on May 29, 2021 - 116 days, 4 hours, 9 minutes ago
Found on June 6, 2021 - 108 days, 4 hours, 9 minutes ago
This case file was posted on
May 30, 2021 at 21:30
This case file was last modified on
Jun 07, 2021 at 08:36
This case file has been assigned the Missing Persons ID 4534
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