Search for missing man in Pictou County changes focus

Pictou Country RCMP and the Pictou County Ground Search and Rescue Team are changing the focus of their search for Stephen Robert Willemse, 41, of MacLellan's Brook.

Search is now targeting Stephen Robert Willemse's home and surrounding area

Pictou Country RCMP and the Pictou County Ground Search and Rescue Team are changing the focus of their search for Stephen Robert Willemse, 41, of MacLellan's Brook.

Willemse was last seen on Monday and crews started searching for him on Wednesday.

On Thursday, a search of the West Loon Lake area in Pictou County did not yield any specific clues. 

Police say the search will now focus on Willemse's home and surrounding area. 

Willemse drives a white 2011 Ford Ranger with the Nova Scotia licence plate FHE-189.

Anyone with information about Willemse's whereabouts is asked to:

  • Phone Pictou County District RCMP at (902) 755-4141
  • Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to 274637
  • Submit a tip at crimestoppers.ns.ca.