Update: Detective Horn reports the missing man, Scott Kerfoot has been found. Detective Horn says, “After about two weeks he appeared out of the bushes. He walked up to a vehicle passing by.” Kerfoot told officers he was disoriented and had been eating bugs and drinking out of the stream.
Original story posted Aug 8, 2016 at 9:36 pm: West Point, CA — Law enforcement officials have been investigating the mysterious disappearance of a man who resides near Sacramento.
The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office reports that 53-year-old Scott Kerfoot was last seen on July 25 leaving a friend’s home in Modesto on his way back home to Cameron Park, outside of Sacramento. Kerfoot was driving his white 1999 Isuzu box truck, but never arrived home.
Last week the truck was located in Calaveras County near the community of West Point. The abandoned vehicle was blocking a Forest Service road. The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office, and the CHP, searched the area by air and ground but could not locate Kerfoot. Anyone with information on Kerfoot’s whereabouts should contact Detective Rich Horn with the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office at 530-642-4729. Kerfoot is 5’10” and weighs approximately 215 lbs.