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Crews search for missing Police Captain from Nelson Co.

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Courtesy: Virginia State Police Courtesy: Virginia State Police
Waynesboro, VA - 3:38 p.m. update:

Virginia State Police has recovered the vehicle belonging to missing Nelson County man, Kevin W. Quick, 45. In addition, the local business community has dedicated $7,000 as a potential reward for anyone with information that leads to Quick’s discovery. The search continues at this time for Quick, who is a captain with the Waynesboro Police Department’s Police Reserve Unit.

State police has received numerous tips and leads regarding the investigation and are actively pursuing them at this time. Investigators are still asking for the public’s help and encouraging anyone with information to call the Virginia State Police at #77 on a cell phone or at (434) 352-7128, or any one of the assisting agencies.

Quick's abandoned silver 1999 Toyota 4Runner was discovered by a Louisa County Sheriff's Deputy Monday (Feb. 3, 2014). It is now being examined as evidence in Quick's disappearance.

Quick was last seen Friday (Jan. 31, 2014) at 10:15 p.m., when he left his mother’s residence in Afton, Va. He was headed to a friend’s home at Turtle Creek Apartments in Albemarle County, Va., approximately 20 miles away. Quick never arrived at his friend’s residence.

During the course of the investigation, photographs have been obtained featuring two unidentified adult males who investigators believe may have information regarding Quick's disappearance. Quick's silver 1999 Toyota Forerunner also appears in the photographs that place the vehicle in Fork Union, Va., on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, and in the Manassas area Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014.

Quick is a white male, 6’1 in height and weighs approximately 200 pounds. He has brown hair, hazel eyes and medium build. He wears contacts or glasses and has a scar above his left eye.

Local and state resources spent Saturday night and Sunday morning searching on the ground and in the air in the areas of the residences in Afton and Albemarle County.

Several local businesses have stepped forward and are now offering a collective reward of up to $7,000 for information that leads to the discovery of Quick.

The Virginia State Police are leading the investigation into Quick’s disappearance. The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, Albemarle County Police Department, Charlottesville Police Department and the Waynesboro Police Department are assisting. 


9:25 p.m. update:


Photographs obtained by Virginia State Police has law enforcement gravely concerned about the safety of a missing Nelson County man. 


During the course of the investigation, photographs have been obtained featuring two unidentified adult males who investigators believe may have information regarding Quick's disappearance. Quick's silver 1999 Toyota Forerunner also appears in the photographs that place the vehicle in Fork Union, Va., on Friday, and in the Manassas area Saturday.

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Sunday afternoon update:


The Waynesboro Police Department is assisting with the investigation into a missing person's case involving a 45-year-old Nelson County man who has not been heard from since approximately 10:15 Friday night. 

Kevin Wayne Quick left his mother's residence in Afton to head to a friend's home at Turtle Creek Apartments in Albemarle County, approximately twenty miles away, but did not arrive. 

His family reported him missing to the Nelson County Sheriff's Office 6:00 PM on Saturday, who entered him into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC). 

Quick is a Captain in the Waynesboro Police Department's Police Reserve Unit.  He has been a member of the unit since 1990.


Quick was last seen driving a silver 1999 Toyota 4 Runner with Virginia license plates/614 068.  The license plates have the seal of the Commonwealth in the middle.  He is described as:

  • White male
  • 6'1"
  • 200 lbs.
  • Brown hair
  • Hazel eyes
  • Medium build
  • Has a scar above his left eye
  • Wears contacts or eyeglasses
Local and state resources spent Saturday night and Sunday morning searching the areas of the residences in Afton and Albemarle County. Extensive ground and air searches have been conducted. During the course of the ongoing investigation, law enforcement has received information that he may possibly be in Northern Virginia.


The Virginia State Police are leading the investigation into Quick's disappearance.  The Nelson County Sheriff's Office, Albemarle County Police Department, Charlottesville Police Department and the Waynesboro Police Department are assisting. 


Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Virginia State Police at #77 on a cell phone or at (434) 352-7128, or any one of the assisting agencies.

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