Police searching Quabbin for missing Sturbridge man
Published: 3/13/2022 1:41:25 PM
Modified: 3/13/2022 1:40:43 PM
BELCHERTOWN — State police say they are searching the areas around the Quabbin Reservoir for a 71-year-old man who has been missing since Friday afternoon.
George Guttler, of Sturbridge, was last seen wearing a flannel shirt, black jeans and black sneakers, according to police. His red Honda Civic was found on Friday near the Windsor Dam, police said.
“State and local police, assisted by the Department of Conservation and Recreation, conducted an extensive search of the surrounding area with patrols and K9 teams,” state police spokesperson Dave Procopio said in a statement Saturday.
Authorities resumed their search Saturday morning, but were unsuccessful in finding Guttler, he added. The area police are searching includes the land around the Quabbin Reservoir in Belchertown and Ware.
State police urged anybody with information about Guttler’s whereabouts to “immediately call 911.”
— Dusty Christensen