Search organized for 2012 Jackson County Cold Case


The Jackson County Sheriff Office has organized a ground search operation Tuesday regarding a 2012 cold case.

Gene Cloud Jr. was reported missing on January 25, 2012.

Cloud Jr. was last seen after a Jackson County deputy witnessed Cloud drive a vehicle into a ditch in Millston Township. Cloud then ran away after a deputy briefly chased him.

The search will be in the area of the last contact with Cloud Jr.

Police say they have conducted other searches in that area, but Tuesday they will be expanding the search area.

Their mission today is to attempt to locate Cloud Jr. or any information that may assist with locating Gene Cloud Jr.

Eighty personnel is expected to assist in the search.