State police and DEC searching for man

RAY BROOK, NY — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and New York State Police are seeking information from the public in their efforts to locate a missing man.

DEC Forest Rangers, State Police, and others have been searching for Bruce Waite, 48, of Bangor, who was last seen on June 18, 2018 in St. Regis Falls. He was last seen wearing a flannel shirt and blue jeans. Waite’s car, a 2004 Buick Century, was located on July 5, on Slush Pond Road in Paul Smiths.

Waite is 5 feet 5 inches tall, and weighs approximately 145 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair. He has a tattoo of a spider skull on his left hand and a tattoo of a bear on his left shoulder. Anyone who has seen him or has information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the New York State Police at 518-873-2750.

Also involved in the search efforts are DEC Environmental Conservation Officers, State Police Aviation, Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, Franklin County Emergency Services, Search and Rescue of the Northern Adirondacks, and the Paul Smith Gabriel’s Volunteer Fire Department