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Category Archive: Callouts 2014

Nov 29 2014

4th callout of the week

2nd callout of the day On Saturday evening the 29th November the team were called out to search for a missing 83 year old tourist missing near Paignton in Devon. The lady was believed to be an alzheimer patient so the team prepared to attend another search after being out all day on the 2nd …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20141129a/

Nov 29 2014

Search for Morley continues

Latest news: Monday 1st December 2014 We are pleased to report that Morley has returned on his own accord today. Callout report – Following a very long search on Thursday looking for Ashburton man Morley Petherick  (http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20141127), our Dartmoor Search & Rescue Team (DSRT) Ashburton volunteers were asked to cover additional search areas today.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20141130/

Nov 28 2014

Major search for Ashburton man

Latest news: Monday 1st December 2014 We are pleased to report that Morley has returned on his own accord today. Search report A very long search on Dartmoor yesterday for our Dartmoor Search & Rescue Team (DSRT) Ashburton volunteers following a callout that was issued at 11:11. The incident was controlled by DSRT Search Managers …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20141127/

Nov 25 2014

Police concern for 88 year old.

Concern for missing 88 year old vulnerable male. A team callout was issued at 17:13 on Tuesday 25th November to assist the Police in searching for an elderly vulnerable male that had gone missing during the day in Torquay and hadn’t been seen since around 08:30am. There was additional concern for the gentleman’s welfare due …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20141125/

Nov 21 2014

Walker defeated by thick mist

A female student from Exeter found herself disorientated this evening after she was caught out by mist on the Avon Dam Reservoir area of south Dartmoor. Lost, she contacted Police on her mobile phone and called for help. Our Search Manager was contacted and initiated a full team callout at 17:45. Whilst our volunteers made …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20141121/

Nov 01 2014

Torquay Pensioner found following major search

At 17:43 today, our team of volunteers were called out to assist Devon and Cornwall Police in searching for a missing elderly male in the Babbacombe area of Torquay. Peter Farmer aged 83 and a dementia sufferer, was last seen around 2pm, and as night fell the Police became increasingly concerned for his welfare. Our …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20141101/

Oct 20 2014

Injured kayaker sparks search in upper River Dart valley

At 21:34 on Sunday 19th October 2014 our volunteers were called to assist Devon and Cornwall Police in the search and rescue of 2 kayakers who were overdue whilst kayaking the Upper Dart Gorge between Dartmeet and Newbridge.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20141019/

Oct 18 2014

Concern for Exeter pensioner

At 03:21 on Saturday 18th October, the team were called by Devon & Cornwall Police to search for a missing 77 year old female who had gone in missing in Exeter Shortly after the callout was initiated, the team were stood down when the lady was found asleep under a bush by Police officers.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20141018/

Oct 14 2014

Missing 80 year old male in Teignmouth

We were called today at 19.25 by Devon and Cornwall Police to assist them, alongside HM Coastguard and Teignmouth RNLI, in a search for an 80 year old male missing from the Teignmouth area. We were very pleased to hear that he had been found safe and well by the Lifeboat crew at 19.55. Over …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20141014/

Oct 11 2014

Missing elderly male in Torquay.

We were called at 0250 on Saturday by Devon & Cornwall Police to assist in a search for an elderly male missing from home in Torquay. The Team Leader was pleased to hear that the missing person had been located safe and well shortly before sending a callout message to the team.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20141011/

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