June 14, 2016

Details: Greenville woman located alive

[Greenville, Maine – June 14, 2016] A Greenville woman missing since yesterday morning has been found alive. Clarice Jardine, 76, was located shortly before 5:00 PM this evening by *Maine Association of Search and Rescue (MASAR) K9 team member Chad Carleton and his K9 Jenga. Jardine was located in Greenville Junction nearly two miles from where she was last seen in Greenville; please see attached map.

Jardine was located in a heavily wooded area on a muddy skidder road; photo attached. Search crews carried Jardine from the woods where she was evaluated by medical personnel. She appeared to be in good condition. The two-day effort included 80 searchers and involved Maine game warden and MASAR K9 units as well as aircraft from both the Maine Warden Service and the Maine Army National Guard.

Search synopsis: Jardine was last seen at her residence at 4:45 am on Monday, June 13 when she left to go for a walk with her dog. When she did not return, family called Greenville Police Department Monday morning. Jardine does have memory issues and she has not driven a vehicle in many years. The Maine Warden Service utilized K9 teams throughout last night until early this morning and attempted sound attraction with whistles after dark. Today, the Maine Warden Service was covering areas with the assistance of MASAR search teams. Greenville Police & Fire Departments as well as area volunteers assisted search efforts. The Maine Warden Service wishes to thank all those who helped with this intensive search.