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NEW PHOTO & DETAILS: Missing Idaho Man

(Todd Hofflander) (Todd Hofflander)

OFFICIAL UPDATED PRESS RELEASE: The search continues for missing hiker 39-year-old Lucile resident, Todd Hofflander. Hofflander was last seen Monday, September 27, 2010, in the Windy Saddle area of the Seven Devils southwest of Riggins, Idaho. Hofflander is an experienced outdoorsman and is accompanied by his dog Ruby. Thus far there has been no sign of Hofflander or his dog.

 The Idaho County Sheriff's Office is requesting assistance from the public in attempting to locate Hofflander's dog. If you or anyone you know has come into possession of a small breed, slender, female black Labrador, possibly wearing an orange collar and red or orange harness, you are asked to contact the Idaho County Sheriff's Office immediately at 208-983-1100. Ruby may have been picked up by someone believing she was abandoned or a stray and the location she was found could provide critical information to the searchers.

The search has been conducted on the ground and in the air utilizing resources including:
Idaho County Sheriff's Deputies, Idaho County Sheriff's Posse, Idaho County Search and Rescue, Clearwater County Search and Rescue, Valley County Search and Rescue, Dog Teams, Thermal Imaging equipment, Horse teams, Clearwater County Back Country Helicopters, Fairchild Air Force Helicopters, Fish and Game and many concerned family, friends, neighbors and community members.

Additional resources were requested from the Idaho National Guard and the U.S. Forest Service but were unavailable.

 

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