Jean Alexandre Found in Prairie

Sheriff Noel E. Stephen would like to extend his gratitude to the following agencies and volunteers for their assistance in locating a missing 65 year old man.

Mr. Jean Alexandre had been missing since Monday, August 24, 2020, somewhere on the prairie. Preparing to search again this morning, Mr. Alexandre was located alive and well after three consecutive days and nights of being lost.

The Department of Forestry, St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, Florida Wildlife Commission and Collier County Sheriff’s Office provided helicopters that searched from the skies, while others on the ground searched on horseback, on buggies and on foot.

Thank you to the many volunteers, Kissimmee River State Park, Florida Highway Patrol, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s K9, Okeechobee Correctional Institution K9, Okeechobee County Sheriff’s K9, Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Posse, deputies and detectives.

Sheriff Stephen stated, “Great results due to great team work!  Thank you to each and every Agency, Department, group and individual who assisted us.”

Mr. Alexandre was reunited with his family at the Sheriff’s Office this morning.

No further information to release at this time.

Michele Bell, PIO