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Dawson man goes missing
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A Dawson County man was reported missing from the Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area on Monday, June 8.

Quinton "Jimmy" Walls, 50, was last seen by campers in the horse-trailer parking area of Dawson Forest on Saturday.

"The game warden found his truck in the parking lot Monday," said Dawson County Emergency Services Deputy Chief Tim Satterfield. "Our teams have searched on foot, on horseback, and with our K9 teams in an 8 - 10 mile radius of where his truck was found. We also floated the Etowah river from Highway 9 to Kelly Bridge."There's no sign of him."Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle said foul play is not suspected."There is nothing pointing to anything criminal or foul play right now," Carlisle said.

Walls mother, Gracie Lou Walls, said her son is not the outdoor type.

He would not have been camping in Dawson Forest, she said.

Walls was driving his mothers small pickup truck which was found abandoned Monday.

Walls is 59 and weights about 165 pounds. He has blue eyes and brown hair. Anyone with information is asked to call the Dawson County Sheriff's Office, 706-344-3535. Check our website for more information.