Missing Astoria man located safe and reunited with family

On 10/17/2017 at about 10:23 a.m. Ruben Martinez was located safe after walking up to a residence near mile post 7 on Highway 202. The property owner contacted authorities and Martinez was reunited with his family.  The Astoria Police Department wishes to thank the Clatsop County Search and Rescue team the Astoria and Warrenton Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) as well as members of the public who called in possible sightings, hung up fliers and offered assistance to locate Mr. Martinez.  “This is the way we like to see these situations end. Said Deputy Chief Eric Halverson, the concern and support shown by our community partners is what makes Astoria such a great place to live.”