On Monday, February 11, 2019, at 5:32 pm, a call was made to Rowan County 911 to report a missing person. Richard Travis, a white male, 66 years of age, 6 foot, 157 pounds with gray hair; he may be suffering from a cognitive impairment. Spencer Fire Department, Spencer Police Department and Rowan County Rescue Squad, along with numerous other public safety agencies from in county and out of county actively searched for Mr. Travis but he has not been located. The public is asked to notify law enforcement immediately if Mr. Travis is located or if you saw him on I-85 on February 11, 2019.
In the event criminal activity is involved in his disappearance, Salisbury Rowan Crime stoppers is offering up to a $1,000,00 dollar reward if information leads to an arrest. Tips can be anonymously sent via the following link to Crime Stoppers: tips.salisburyrowancrimestoppers.org