July 14, 2020

MDIFW NEWS: Game Warden And K9 Locate Missing 62-Year-Old Freeport Woman Alive 300 Yards Behind Her House

FREEPORT, Maine - Game Warden Kris MacCabe and his K9 Morgan located a missing 62-year-old Freeport woman alive but disoriented behind her house at approximately 6:35 this morning.

MacCabe and K9 Morgan starting search at approximately 5:45 this morning and located Sarah Dowling approximately 300 yards behind her house on the Stevens Farm Road in Freeport. Dowling, a diabetic, was disoriented but able to walk out with assistance after she was located by MacCabe. Dowling went missing yesterday morning.

Searchers looked for Dowling until 2:00 a.m. last night, concentrating efforts along the Stevens Farm Road. Maine Warden Service K9 units resumed searching at daylight this morning.

Dowling, had left a note at her home on the Desert Road in Freeport sometime between 8:00 and 11:00 a.m. yesterday saying that she was going for a walk. Dowling is a diabetic and said she became disoriented due to low blood sugar since she was unable to take her medication. She frequently walks on the roads near her home.

The Maine Warden Service, along with Brunswick and Freeport Police Department, and dozens of volunteers and family searched the area on foot, with K9 units, and drones. The search began at approximately 4:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon.

No further information is available at this time.