Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

Missing Person Case Enters Second Year

missing police line 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (12/9/13) - The investigation into missing person, Wilbur “Willie” Anthony Pate, began when he was reported missing by his family in Nov. 2012. The ongoing investigation has extended from Kentucky into Indiana and Tennessee, and has involved numerous law enforcement agencies. Detectives are releasing new information they hope will produce more tips from the public.
 
The last known citing of Wilbur Pate was previously reported as the Walmart store located at 5031 Frederica Street in Owensboro, Kentucky on Nov. 14, 2012. The investigation now shows that after Pate left the Walmart, he traveled to a residence in the 300 block of Charmwood Court in Evansville, Ind. where he was residing with a male named Kevin L. Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald reported that Wilbur Pate then gathered his belongings and left in his 2004 Ford Escape. This is the last time Pate was seen.
 
Five weeks later, on December 23rd, 2012, the Owensboro Police Department reported that the blue 2004 Ford Escape owned by Wilbur Pate was located by the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office on Highway 405 in Yelvington, Kentucky. The vehicle was unoccupied at the time.
 
Search warrants executed by multiple agencies involved in this investigation have led to the discovery of several items belonging to Wilbur Pate. The recovery locations for those items have spanned multiple jurisdictions. The Owensboro Police Department is asking for help from hunters and land owners in the Evansville and Vanderburgh County, Indiana areas to be vigilant for anything that may seem suspicious. If anything is located, or you have any information on the whereabouts of Wilbur Pate, contact the Owensboro Police Department at: (270) 687-8888.
 
SurfKY News
Information Provided by Michael Hathaway

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Business Spotlight - Woodruff Automotive

GREENVILLE, Ky. (8/1/14) — Woodruff Automotive Repair in Greenville can service all automotive service needs. Woodruff… Read More

Driver Charged with Murder from June Two Vehicle Fatal Collision

UPDATE: HENDERSON, Ky. (7/31/14) — William Patterson, 42, has been charged with murder in connection with a… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 30, 2014 4161

Three Arrested in Muhlenberg as Part of…

in Top Stories by GPD Officer Wes Miller
July 28, 2014 3576

Madisonville Woman Arrested for Being a…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 30, 2014 3478

UPDATE: Waide Responds to Allegations of…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 28, 2014 3106

Madisonville Man Arrested for Endangering…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 28, 2014 2635

Disagreement Over Killing Snake in House…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 28, 2014 3576

Madisonville Woman Arrested for Being a…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 28, 2014 3106

Madisonville Man Arrested for Endangering…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 28, 2014 2635

Disagreement Over Killing Snake in House…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 30, 2014 2065

Murder Charges Filed in Death of Hanson…

in Top Stories by Det. Jonathon Barnes
July 31, 2014 1827

Nortonville Man Accused of Stashing Drugs…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 28, 2014 1353

Zuberer Takes Over at Quarterback for…

in News by Steve LeMaster
July 28, 2014 1181

Dont Miss Out on a Howl of a Good Time

in News by Brittni Bunn
July 28, 2014 1084

Instant Admissions Day is Aug. 1, 2014

in News by Bernie Hale
July 29, 2014 903

Happenings and Meetings - Daviess County

in News by Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau
July 28, 2014 492

Prosecutors Mull Over Whether to Charge…

in Top Stories by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 30, 2014 4161

Three Arrested in Muhlenberg as Part of…

in Top Stories by GPD Officer Wes Miller
July 30, 2014 2533

UPDATE: Muhlenberg Man, Woman Arrested in…

in Top Stories by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
July 28, 2014 1597

Foot Pursuit Ends with Arrest

in Top Stories by Christopher Rogers
July 29, 2014 1540

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 28, 2014 1502

Boys of Broad to Launch Video at Cinema 4

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03