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Search continues for missing man


March 31, 2021


A search continued Monday for a local man who has been reported missing by his family.

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon said his deputies responded to a report of a missing person from the family of Jacob Riggs, 28, from Sweet Home.

Riggs was reported missing Wednesday, March 24, at 1:17 p.m.  He was last seen by a family member on the evening of Tuesday, March 23, near Gedney Creek Boat Ramp at Foster Lake.

A citizen found belongings, including identification for Riggs, near the edge of the lake and turned them in to the Sweet Home Police Department, Yon said.

Linn County Deputies, includ...

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