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Cumberland Co. authorities searching Cape Fear River for missing man

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Joey Glenn Von Cannon, 50, did not return home after police said he loaded a trailer and jet ski to the back of his vehicle and left home for the Cape Fear River. Joey Glenn Von Cannon, 50, did not return home after police said he loaded a trailer and jet ski to the back of his vehicle and left home for the Cape Fear River.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - The Cumberland County Sheriff Office said detectives are searching an area of the Cape Fear River after finding the vehicle of a man missing since April 6.

Joey Glenn Von Cannon, 50, did not return home after police said he loaded a trailer and jet ski to the back of his vehicle and left home for the Cape Fear River.

Authorities said Von Cannon’s vehicle was found at a boat ramp near the 41 hundred block of Chipstead Drive after family and friends became concerned when he did not return.

Von Cannon’s jet ski was found about a quarter mile down the river from where the vehicle was found, police said.

Cumberland County authorities have been using K-9 units and scuba rescue teams since April 6 to help locate Von Cannon.

Anyone with information about Von Cannon’s whereabouts is urged to contact the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 323-1500 or dial 911 for immediate assistance.

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