Missing Fremont County resident found alive in Montana

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Fremont County Undersheriff Ryan Lee told County10.com at about 10:20 p.m. on Friday that Roger Pierce of rural Riverton has been found.

Lee could not release too many details Friday evening, but he said Pierce is alive and safe in Montana. Earlier Friday afternoon Lee had asked for assistance in locating the man, who had not been seen since July 12.

He was reported missing to law enforcement on July 17. The sheriff’s office initiated an investigation into Pierce’s whereabouts on Thursday and spent portions of Friday conducting aerial surveys in areas he was known to frequent.

Read Friday’s missing person’s report here.