Detectives Search for Missing U.S. Army Veteran

Detectives were asking for the public's help Monday to find a missing U.S. Army veteran, possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, authorities said.

Benjamin "Ben" Vogt, 38, was last seen on Saturday at 9:50 p.m. in Carson, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Vogt left in his 1999 blue Dodge Durango and said he was going to a rest stop, possibly along a highway, deputies said. His license plate number is 4TWB526.

Vogt served two tours in Iraq and appears to suffer from PTSD and depression. He is 5 feet 6 and weighs 255 pounds. He has brown eyes, short black hair and wears glasses, according to the department.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts was asked to called the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau Missing Person's Detail at 323-890-5500.

City News Service contributed to this report.

Contact Us