Day 33: Search for 11-year-old Gannon Stauch continues

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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — On Day 33 in the search for 11-year-old Gannon Stauch, the El Paso County Sheriff’s office told FOX21 they are actively searching in the area of Highway 105 and Highway 83 on Saturday.

A command post has formed in a location near Highway 105 and Highway 83. This location is east of the prior command post location near Perry Park Road in Douglas County.

Courtesy: FOX21 Photographer Craig Denton

On Saturday afternoon around 1:00 p.m., searchers were seen wearing backpacks and standing beside an El Paso County Search and Rescue vehicle.

Courtesy: FOX21 Photographer Craig Denton

At least ten searchers were seen poking though snow with shovels as they walked in a line. Another group of five were seen searching nearby along Highway 105.

Courtesy: FOX21 Photographer Craig Denton

No further details have been released on Saturday’s search efforts.

On Friday, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office postponed the search two hours after they announced that they would be searching for Gannon Stauch.

Friday update via @LaurenScharfTV

On Wednesday, a Metro Crime Unit was seen parked outside the Stauch family home on Mandan Drive in Security. Crews carried out tools that looked like tripods, set ladders, toolboxes, and traffic cones.

The Sheriff’s Office said throughout this investigation, that it’s a very fluid investigation and it could change at any minute of the day.

11-year-old Gannon has been missing since Jan. 27. His stepmother, Letecia Stauch said she last saw him between 3:15 and 4 p.m. heading to a friend’s home in their suburban neighborhood just southeast of Colorado Springs.

There have been 801 tips in regards to Gannon reported to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.

If you have any information please call the EPCSO at 719-520-6666.

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