Police searching for older Athens man missing for two weeks


Fred Grady Howard

By Joe Johnson

The Athens-Clarke Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a local man who went missing two weeks ago.

Fred Grady Howard, 66, was last seen on March 2,leaving his Burkland Drive home on foot, police said.

Howard does not have a cellphone, according to police, who said that Howard has one blind eye, but otherwise has no health issues.

He is described as a black male who is five feet, nine inches tall and weighs 165 pounds.

Police said they did not have a description of the clothing that Howard was wearing.

Anyone who has seen Howard or knows his whereabouts is asked by police to contact Detective Lamar Glenn at lamar.glenn@accgov.com or (762) 400-7368

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