Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Search Continues for Missing Schuylkill County Man


A missing Pottsville man's family and Police continue their search for information on his whereabouts.

The Pottsville Bureau of Police is attempting to locate Zachary Vidal, 27, of Pottsville. 

Vidal was last seen Saturday, October 22, 2022, by a friend of the family. 

Vidal is believed to be homeless, has both extensive mental health and drug and alcohol issues, and has not been in contact with family for several weeks. 

Last Known Area of Residency: Pottsville, Schuylkill, He frequently walks near the Pottsville Free Public Library and the Wheel on Market and Centre Streets in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, 17901. 

He is described as being 5'9"-5'10" tal  with brown short to medium length hair and weighs about 150-170 pounds. 

Police say he could possibly be in the Schuylkill Haven Area as well as Sharp Mountain. 

Anyone with information on Vidal's whereabouts is asked to please contact Detective Welsh, PPD, at (570) 622-1234 extension 1333 or anonymously contact the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477) or online at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=107