KIRKLAND LAKE, ON – The Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently searching for 66-year-old Paul YELLAND who was last seen on October 23, 2017, at around 12:30 p.m. in the area of Beaver Lake, near the Town of Matachewan. The OPP is now expanding their search to include the areas of Watabeag Lake Road, Matheson, and Gibson Lake.
Members of the OPP Northeast Region Crime Unit, Emergency Response Team (ERT), Canine Unit and Aviation Services are continuing their search for the missing male. Temiskaming/Kirkland Areas Civilian Search and Rescue as well as Timmins Search and Rescue have also provided assistance.
He is described as being 6′, approximately 250 lbs. He has brown eyes, gray hair, and a grey beard. He was last seen wearing blue pyjama pants, rubber ankle-high boots, a light shirt with a fluorescent orange vest and an orange helmet. He may be driving a 2006 red Honda Rubicon TRX four wheeler with Ontario license plate RT758.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Paul YELLAND is urged to contact their local OPP detachment at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.