UPDATE: Wiscasset man found safe

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 11:30am

    Update: Wiscasset Police Department reports Pekich was found safe on May 6.

    Original post: Wiscasset Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing Wiscasset man. Michael Pekich, 44, was last seen by family on April 22, when he left the family home in Wiscasset. He was headed to the Downeast region to dig worms and would return in a couple days. He was last seen driving a 2011 Jeep Patriot with Maine lobster registration 139-ABR.  His last known whereabouts is Ellsworth, on April 23, when he withdrew money from his bank account.

    The family reported he had recently been suffering from mental health issues; the family has not heard from him since April 22.

    Pekich is described as a Caucasian male, 180 pounds and 5’11” with blonde hair and blue eyes. If you have seen or heard from him, please call Wiscasset Police Department at 882-8202 or your local Communications Center.