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New Melones Reservoir, CA — The Tuolumne County Sheriff´s Department has resumed the search for a Valley Springs man missing on New Melones Reservoir since Christmas.

Lieutenant George Ruckman says now that the storms have passed and the water is more calm the search is back on for 59-year-old Doug Ramsey. Ramsey, who is a 30 year veteran of the San Francisco Police Department, was reported missing after he failed to return from a fishing trip two weeks ago.

Ruckman says an extensive search and rescue operation has been underway on both the water and land using sight sonar equipment.

Friends and family say Ramsey was a respected Sergeant/Inspector and served on the Mounted Patrol when he retired, he was also an inspector with the Arson Squad.

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