Ethan Bennett (19) has been missing from SELLERSBURG, INDIANA since
11:30pm on 9/11/2012. He may be driving a silver 2001 JAGUAR with
Indiana license plate # RJU-784. He is 6'2" and 176 pounds with brown
hair and blue eyes. If you have information to locate him or see the car
please call Clark County Sheriff's Department at (812) 245-6996. To
remain anonymous call (812) 280-2276.Article:
JEFFERSONVILLE — The disappearance of a 19-year-old man has his parents
and friends worried, and local law enforcement is now looking for the
Bennett’s son, 19-year-old Ethan Hunter Bennett, was last seen by a
“minor” family member around 11:30 p.m. on the night of Tuesday, Sept.
11. Ethan Bennett is now being sought by the Clark County Sheriff’s
Department to verify his well-being, and other local law-enforcement
agencies are aware of the search.
reason why this case has kind of got our interest is he’s had no
contact with friends or family, which even the friends and family said
that’s just not normal,” Detective Lt. Randy Burton said at a press
conference Monday. “He’s a pretty social individual. The individual left
without his [cell] phone and has no means or taking care of himself ...
Burton said the search for Ethan Bennett is not currently considered a criminal matter.
to Burton, Ethan Bennett left the family’s Sellersburg home in a 2001
silver Jaguar, a family car. The car bears Indiana plates numbered
RJU784. Ethan Bennett was last seen wearing khaki shorts and either a
blue or white T-shirt.
witness last saw Bennett driving the Jaguar on Veterans Parkway in
Clarksville at around 9:30 a.m. Friday, turning south as though to take
Interstate 65, Burton said.
Bennett is not employed and was taking a break from classes at Ivy Tech
Community College, Tony Bennett said. He said that his son planned to
re-enroll at Ivy Tech for spring classes.
Bennett he can’t speculate on why his son has disappeared, and said the
search for employment may have weighed on Ethan Bennett.
potentially concerned that there could have been some depression,
sure,” Tony Bennett said. “I’m left with a lot of guessing and not a lot
of answers, which is all the more disconcerting for the family.”
Bennett said he and his wife were out of town the night that Ethan
Bennett disappeared. Tony Bennett said the minor family member Ethan
Bennett spoke to did not note any unusual behavior.
“He’s missed curfew before, but never nothing to this extent,” Tony Bennett said.
who encounters Ethan Bennett is encouraged to call the Clark County
Sheriff’s Department dispatch line at 812-246-6996. Anonymous tips
concerning the disappearance can be submitted by calling 812-280-2276.
nothing criminal going on here,” Burton said. “We just need to find the
whereabouts of this young man and check on his welfare. Like always,
the sheriff’s office takes all of the missing-persons reports seriously,
and we’ll take whatever means necessary to locate this individual and
get him back in touch with his family.”
I just want you to know that if you have the opportunity to hear this,
to let you know that I love you, and that’s unconditional,” Tony Bennett
said. “... If there’s anything that you need, anything you want, any
help I can get you, please let me know. Call me on my cell. If you can’t
come to me, I’ll come to you.