SEARCH ON FOR MISSING LA MESA MAN AFTER VEHICLE FOUND NEAR IRON MOUNTAIN ON HWY 67

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December 16, 2011 (Poway)--A search is underway in Poway for Dan Hoff, 43 a missing La Mesa man. He was last seen on Monday, December 12. His mother reported him missing yesterday, December 15 at 11 a.m.

Today, a Sheriff’s Deputy on patrol in Poway found his car at the base of Iron Mountain on Poway Road and Highway 67 at 3:07 a.m. A check of the license plate turned up a missing person report from La Mesa Police.

A team of 25 volunteers from the Sheriff’s Search and Rescue (SAR) Division are now searching the trail with four search and rescue K‐9s. Sheriff’s ASTREA helicopter is also above the area to help with the search. The search is being conducted in conjunction with the La Mesa Police Department.