The Elko County Sherriff’s Office and Owyhee County Sherriff’s Office are continuing their search for Albert Chretien after the miraculous finding of his wife, Rita, alive on May 6th, 2011. Rita Chretien survived for 49 days inside the couple’s vehicle, after it got stuck in mud on a forest road along the Nevada-Idaho border. The couple was last seen on surveillance video purchasing gas in Baker City, Oregon on March 19th while en route to a trade show in Las Vegas.
RCMP will continue to liaise with Elko County and Owyhee County during their efforts to locate Mr. Chretien. Inquiries on the search efforts can be directed to Elko County Sherriff’s Office: