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Manatee County man is missing and possibly in danger, sheriff’s office says 

Zacheriah Swartz of Manatee County is missing and possibly in danger, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
Zacheriah Swartz of Manatee County is missing and possibly in danger, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. Provided Photo

A Manatee County man is missing and possibly in danger, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Zacheriah M. Swartz, 27, contacted a former employer on Monday and made statements indicating that he might try to harm himself, the sheriff’s office said in a press release shortly after 5 p.m.

Swartz had recently resigned from his job.

He is approximately 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 240 pounds.

Anyone with information on Swartz’s whereabouts should contact the sheriff’s office at 941-747-3011.

Ryan Ballogg covers arts, entertainment, dining, breaking and local news for the Bradenton Herald. He has won awards for feature writing and environmental writing in the Florida Press Club’s Excellence in Journalism Competition. Ryan is a Florida native and graduated from University of South Florida St. Petersburg.
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