APSO searching for missing man

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is actively searching for 38-year-old Paul Ward who was reported missing by a family member on Thursday, March 2.

According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, Ward was last seen leaving a local dealership in Prairieville on February 24 after purchasing a 2005 black Ford Focus.

He is a white male, 5’9” and approximately 175 pounds.

No foul play is suspected at this time.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Paul Ward are urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office at (225) 621-4636 or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Crime Stoppers at (235) 344-STOP (7868). To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.