Geneva Police have ended a search for an area man reported missing last month after it was determined he left on his own accord.
leaving his residence at 7:30 a.m. A news release issued by Geneva Police initially expressed concern about his disappearance.
But an updated release states: "We have been able to confirm that Mr. David Erickson left the Geneva area of his own volition. In an effort to respect the privacy of the family, we are not going to comment on his current whereabouts or reasons why he may have left the area."
Police reportedly spoke with the family and confirmed that they are satisfied with the findings.
Erickson was a frequent contributor to Patch, having posted a blog on "enrollmentgate" the day before he was reported missing.
Sue Erickson, his wife, left this post on Geneva Patch:
The Erickson Family would like to extend sincere appreciation for all the support, concern and prayers given during the time of uncertainty as to Dave Erickson's well being.
No other information is available. Attempts to contact the family were not successful.