Lincoln Co. man found safe in Florida after being reported missing

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. — Lincoln County deputies have called off a search for Travis Michael Reilly. They said Wednesday that Reilly was located safe in Jacksonville, Florida.

Reilly’s friends told officials that he was last seen around 4 p.m. on last week when he left a home on West NC Highway 27 in Vale.

Reilly told his friends that he was going to return items to a store in Lincolnton, but never returned home.

Officials described Reilly as being 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds with blondish-brown hair and green eyes.

Reilly was last seen wearing a green T-shirt, blue jeans and a camouflage baseball cap. He was driving a white 2003 Ford Ranger truck with a North Carolina license plate RBT-2421.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office thanks the public for their help in this case.