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Family searches for missing truck driver


A family is asking for your help in locating a veteran truck driver who has been missing for weeks.

Family members say that 62 year old New Jersey based truck driver John Ring hasn’t been heard from since October 31, 2018.

Ring spoke to family members on the October 31.On November 1, Ring headed out early in the morning on a trip to Virginia. Later in the day, Ring’s company was unable to reach him and tracked his truck to the northbound I-85 rest area in Dolphin, Virginia. His arrival time was approximately 5:10 p.m.

Desperate family asks for help finding trucker missing for almost a month

When Virginia State Police responded to the call for a welfare check at the rest area, they found Ring’s truck locked with some of his belongings inside. Ring was nowhere to be found. Family members also say that Ring’s cellphone has been turned off for weeks.

Ring’s stepson Marc Yadi Lemus writes, “This is NOT like him to abandon his truck & to not contact his family for this long! If anyone has seen or heard from him please contact me or Hammonton, NJ police department.”

Lemus shared more details about Ring’s disappearance with CDLLife in the hope that our audience can help in the search:

“Nothing looked disturbed [inside Ring’s truck]. There hasn’t been any activity on his phone or bank /credit cards. He was never late to work, or had ever abandoned his truck in the middle of his route. He would pick up holiday shifts so that guys with kids could be home. He is a triplet. He is a husband, he has been with my Mom for 20 years. He is a Dad to two girls, he is a grandpa to 5 grandkids. He he lived in Hammonton, NJ all his life.”

Ring is a veteran driver with over 25 years of experience and was working for Express Dedicated LLC when he went missing. He is described as a Caucasian man standing 6 feet tall and weighing 165 pounds. He has brown eyes and grey hair and a grey mustache.

If you spot Ring or have any information about his disappearance, please call the Hammonton Police Department at (609) 567-4300 EXT 237.


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