Sheriff's Office requests assistance in locating missing person...


According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, deputies and investigators are investigating a missing person report and request assistance in locating him.  The family of Joseph Allen Downey, age 38 of the Mt. Weisner community, reported Downey as missing and was last seen on February 19th, 2016 in the area of his residence. 

If you have any information related to this case, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 256-927-3365 or the tip line at 256-927-9999.  You may also submit information to the Sheriff’s Office on our website at


 Joseph Allen Downey