Missing man found, reported safe

UPDATE: The MBI reported that Fuller was found and is reported safe as of 7:45 a.m. Friday morning.


A Silver Alert has been issued by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) for a missing man from Olive Branch. 

The MBI reports the man is Thomas Wayne Fuller, age 68 of Olive Branch. He has been missing since Thursday afternoon, March 4. 

Officials describe Fuller as a white male, six feet tall, weighing 220 pounds. Fuller has blonde hair and blue eyes. 

When last seen, Fuller was wearing a white ball cap with a firefighter logo, while pullover shirt, blue jeans and brown shoes.  

Fuller was last seen about 5:48 p.m. in the 6400 block of Autumn Valley Drive. He is believed to be driving a white Ford F-150 truck with a Mississippi tag number 373PF traveling in an unknown direction. The truck has a tan stripe on the bottom.  

Family members say Fuller suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgement. 

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Thomas Wayne Fuller of Olive Branch is asked to call the Olive Branch Police Department at 662-895-4111. 

Thomas Wayne Fuller (Courtesy photo)

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