May 5, 2018 at 11:01 PM UPDATE – The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue Team has concluded search operations for the day and there has been no sign of Stanley Norman or his dog “KoKo”.

In total, there were in excess of 80 Search and Rescue members from 6 different counties participating in the today’s search efforts in the Chalk Bluff / Red Dog area.

We would like to thank the Search and Rescue Teams from Amador, Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer, Yuba and Nevada Counties for assisting in this very important search. Those teams brought with them a total of 14 dog teams, UTV’s, motorcycles and plenty of ground pounders who scoured the area for clues.

Thank you to the California Highway Patrol Air Operations Division out of Auburn for assisting with overflights during yesterday’s search efforts.

The investigation into Stanley’s disappearance remains an active one and future searches will be dictated on the discovery of further information or leads.

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who might have information relating to Stanley’s disappearance to contact the Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit at (530)265-1263.


May 5, 2018 The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office received a call yesterday after a man believed he had located the silver Hummer H2 belonging to Missing Person Stanley Norman. Detectives responded to a rural part of Nevada County and confirmed the vehicle was in fact that of Stanley Norman.

Stanley Owen Norman

Stanley was not located with the vehicle. The California Department of Justice was called to process the vehicle in the event foul play is discovered. No additional information is available at this time as the investigation is ongoing.

An active search is underway for Stanley Norman and any evidence clarifying the circumstances of his disappearance.

Further information will be posted as it becomes available.

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