Sheriff Mike Hollinshead - On Saturday, September 24th the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office and Elmore County Search and Rescue responded to a call for a missing person in the area of Big Trinity Lake and the surrounding campgrounds.
We are currently still searching the surrounding area using the resources of Elmore County Deputies, Search and Rescue, drones, and watercraft. We are currently working to bring in additional outside resources to help in our search efforts.
At this time the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office is asking all citizens to please avoid the area until our search efforts are exhausted. The US Forest Service will be closing the area of Big Trinity Lake campground until the search is completed and the individual is located. Updates will be provided as time and resources allow.
This is an ongoing search and no further information will be released at this time.