Search underway in Newton County for man missing since May

A search is  underway in Newton County, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.

The sheriff's office posted a notice about the search on its Facebook page shortly after 9 a.m.

Multiple agencies are involved including the sheriff's office, Newton County Emergency Management, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Central Georgia K-9 Search and Rescue, Georgia Piedmont K-9 Search, and Search and Rescue K-9 of Georgia.

The sheriff's office declined to say who or what they are searching for but the Department of Natural Resources says it was asked to help the sheriff's office search several small ponds near Highway 11 and US 278 for a man who has been missing since May. The missing man reportedly liked to fish in the ponds.