Search for missing Bay Area Man continues

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is continuing the search for missing Bay Area man, Edward Cavanaugh. Search and Rescue crews from Stanislaus, Shasta, and Sacramento Counties have joined the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team in their attempt to locate Edward Cavanaugh. There are approximately 85 total Search and Rescue volunteers searching the area between Mosquito and Garden Valley communities for Mr. Cavanaugh. Search teams are walking the rough terrain on foot, while Off Road Vehicle teams utilize quad runners and dirt bikes to search the Rock Creek trail system. A U. S. Coast Guard air unit was used to search the area by air yesterday evening. The Coast Guard Air Unit is scheduled to return and assist with search efforts today.

We urge anyone with information regarding Edward Cavanaugh’s disappearance to contact the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Non- Emergency Dispatch Center at (530) 621-6600