September 24, 2020
MDIFW NEWS: Maine Warden Service, Portland Police Seek Information Regarding Missing Portland Man Last Seen Friday, September 18
DENMARK, Maine - - Maine Game Wardens and Portland Police are looking for information regarding a missing Portland man. Samuel Kern, 29, was last known to be in Portland on Friday, September 18. Kern told family he had plans to go camping but left them with no specific location.
On or about Sunday, September 20, a vehicle registered to Kern was observed at the Pleasant Mountain fire warden's trail head near 321 Warren Road in Denmark. That vehicle is a 2002 silver Toyota Highlander with Virginia plate number ULN5019. Game wardens are now focusing search efforts near Pleasant Mountain and the network of trails there.
Game wardens are seeking any information from hikers who might have seen Kern in the last several days on or near the Pleasant Mountain trail system to please report that information to Public Safety Dispatch in Augusta at (207) 624-7076.