UPDATE: According to Opp Police Chief, Kevin Chance, the missing Opp man was safely located Thursday morning.

68-year-old Gary Thien is reported to be at a Dothan hospital.

Thien talked to authorities in Opp and told investigators that he is in good shape.


OPP, Ala. (WDHN) — The Opp Police Department is searching for a missing man.

Gary Richard Thien, 68, was first reported missing on Thursday Aug. 4.

Police received reports that Thien was seen at Adam’s Bar on Hwy. 52 on Saturday, Aug. 6, in the afternoon and was last seen at his residence on Paulk Ave. late Saturday afternoon.

Before he was last seen, Thien told his friends he might be going to the Washington, D.C. area where he had lived previously, according to Opp Police Chief Kevin Chance.

Thien had also told his friends he has post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Opp Police is trying to find out if Thien has any family in the area.