Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Winslow Police Chief Robert Stimelski are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Winslow man.

Winslow Police received a 911 call around 5:45 a.m. today from a man who identified himself as 61-year-old James Wharton.  He reported he had become lost in the woods after leaving a friend’s residence in the area of Berlin-Cross Keys Road and Sharp Avenue in Winslow to walk home.  Wharton called 911 again around 6:40 a.m. to report he was still lost.  Police have not had contact with him since then.

Wharton is described as a Caucasian male standing 5-foot-8 and weighing about 140 pounds.  He has blue eyes and brown hair.  A photo of Wharton is posted below.

Anyone with information about Wharton’s whereabouts is asked to call Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Ed Berwick at (856) 225-8694 or Winslow Police Detective Don Lemons at (609) 567-0700, ext. 1163.

Information may also be emailed to ccpotips@ccprosecutor.org.

James Wharton

James Wharton

Released Tuesday, August 4, 2015.