Update: Reportedly missing Riverhead man found “in good health”

04/02/2014 9:25 AM |

Update: The Riverhead man reported missing yesterday has been found in good health in Terryville early Wednesday, Riverhead police said.

Deavon Russell approached a Suffolk County 6th Precinct police officer after he had learned that he was reported missing. Mr. Russell told the officer that he was OK, police said. 

Original story: Riverhead Police have issued a silver alert for a local 35-year-old man they say suffers from depression and schizophrenia and may be on his way to Connecticut.

Deavon B. Russell, of 260 W. Main St., was last seen yesterday about 8:30 a.m. at his home, and according to authorities would be in need of his medication by now.

Police said he may be attempting to make his way to Mohegan Sun or Foxwoods.

Police did not have a photo of Mr. Russell to release. He is described as 5 feet 10 inches tall, about 195 pounds. Police said he is black and has brown eyes and short black hair, as well as a beard and moustache.

Anyone with any information about Mr. Russell’s wherabouts is asked to call Riverhead Police at 631-727-4500, or 911.

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