Day County Sheriff’s Office seeks help finding missing man

Update on 3/11:  He has been found, safe.


The Day County Sheriff’s Office in Webster issued a news release Monday saying they’re asking for the public’s help locating a missing man.

Sixty-seven year-old Richard “Butch” Carpenter’s last known location was near Bitter Lake in Waubay around nine o’clock Sunday night.

He is 5′ 8″, 225 pounds with blue eyes and white hair. Last known clothing description is a black Duluth trading jacket, blue shirt with blue jeans.

Carpenter would be driving a 2001 maroon Chevy Diesel pickup with South Dakota plates 5A5359.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Day County Sheriff’s office at 605-345-3222.