Sheriff's office searching for missing man


2021/04/martin.jpg Dylan Martin

On Thursday, April 15, Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) received a call for a missing person in the Piedra River valley area.

The missing person is a white male by the name of Dylan Martin. Martin is 30 years old, 6 feet 3 inches tall, and weighs approximately 170 pounds.

With limited information available at the time of the call, the ACSO conducted an initial search by air on Friday, April 16, covering the entire Piedra River valley area from U.S. 160 to U.S. Forest Service Road 631 in Hinsdale County.

Due to USFS road conditions, access to the area was delayed until Saturday, April 24. A small search party was deployed on Saturday afternoon to gather intel and situational awareness regarding circumstances surrounding the missing male.

On Sunday, April 25, at approximately 12:45 p.m., information was received from a third party regarding the whereabouts of personal effects belonging to Martin in the Piedra River valley area. A second search team was deployed to the area to gather intel and document the personal effects.

At this time, Martin is still missing. ACSO is actively investigating the case.

If anyone has information to support the investigation please contact Archuleta County Combined Dispatch at (970) 731-2160.