Saturday, March 2, 2024

Update: Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office finds man missing from Southport area [Free read]

Fred Lee Timms went missing this afternoon near Southport. (Port City Daily photo / BCSO)


Update 7:30 p.m. —- Authorities say Fred Timms has been located and is safe.

SOUTHPORT — The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Fred Lee Timms, who went missing today from his residence near Southport.

According to authorities, Timms is a 5-foot, 7-inch white male, weighing about 165 pounds. He was last seen leaving a residence on Dosher Cutoff Road around 3 p.m.

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) reports Timms was wearing a red plaid shirt and a black leather coat.

Authorities ask that anyone with information on Timms’ whereabouts or condition should contact BCSO at 910-253-2777 or 911.

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