*UPDATE: Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said that Knapp was found safe. He was cold, wet, and unable to walk when discovered in heavy brush about a half mile from his car, Apple said. The original story appears below:
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said that an out-of-state man went missing in the area. He may be around Berne or New Scotland.
Apple alerted the community to be on the lookout for Wesley L. Knapp, 82, of Pennsylvania. Apple said Knapp was last heard from on a Sunday night phonecall to his wife back home in Middleburg, Pennsylvania. He owns property in Albany County.
On that call, he said he was stuck in the mud, Apple said. The phone went dead after that call.
Deputies received a report that Knapp was in a crash in the area. Law enforcement traced the phone to the Stage Road area in the town of Berne.
Knapp is reportedly driving a 2021 black Honda CRV whose license plate reads CSR4702. His stands 6-feet, 2-inches tall and weighs 180 pounds, with white hair and brown eyes.
Sheriff’s deputies and EMS, Helderberg Ambulance, Berne Fire Department, and the New York State Police searched Helderberg Trail and Stage Road, Apple said, but couldn’t find KNAPP or his vehicle. He never arrived at his destination in Clarksville.
Search and rescue efforts resumed on Monday, still turning up empty even with the aid of the drones. Call (518) 765-2352 if you have any information about Knapp or his whereabouts.