The Watauga County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Timothy John “TJ” Trivette.

Trivette is a 36-year-old white male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is 6’0” tall and weighs approximately 185lbs.

Trivette was last seen by his family on Wednesday, March 13th, and was wearing black or dark colored pants, a dark colored shirt, and had a beard.

His vehicle was located unoccupied near the Guy Ford bridge.

Watauga County Emergency Management stated on Facebook that last Friday, March 22nd, approximately 75 searchers from 20 different agencies were looking for Trivette. Since last Monday, searchers have covered approximately 900 acres using foot crews, drones, search dogs, ATVs and kayaks.

The public is urged to continue to be on the lookout.

If you have spoken with or seen Trivette since March 13th, contact the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division at (828)-264-3761.