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Missing Douglas County man found alive

Richard Turissini (DCSO)
Richard Turissini (DCSO)
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Update as of 12:45 p.m. on May 26:

Richard has been found alive and well, DCSO officials say. He is being treated for minor injuries.

DCSO thanked DCSO Search and Rescue, Washoe County Search and Rescue, Careflight, East Fork Fire Department and the community who provided them with information and shared the alert.

Original story:

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) is looking for a missing and endangered man who was last seen in Gardnerville Thursday evening.

DCSO received a report of a missing adult, Richard Turissini, who was last seen in the area of Reflection Court, Gardnerville at 7:30 p.m. on May 25.

Authorities say Richard has medical conditions that limits his ability be on his own and he doesn't speak or hear very well.

He is described as 5'10", 150lbs, with gray hair and a light beard. He was wearing eye glasses, a blue checked shirt, dark pants, dark shoes and a Reno Aces hat. Richard likes to visit the Carson Valley Inn.

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Anyone who sees or has contact with Richard is asked to notify 911.

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