Man missing from IW

Published 10:33 pm Monday, November 14, 2016

Investigators with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man.

According to investigators, 28-year-old Douglas Kent Martin was last seen at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 22, leaving his home in the 1600 block of Whispering Pines Tail.

According to family members, Martin said that he was going to a local laundromat in Windsor to wash some clothes. No one in the family has heard from Martin since then. He left the home driving a white 2008 Hyundai Sonata with Virginia tags WTP-2683.

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Douglas Kent Martin is described as a white male, 6 feet, 2 inches tall and weighing 280 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes and facial hair.

Anyone who has seen Martin or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Isle of Wight Sheriff’s Office at 757-357-2151 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers who call the Crime Line are never asked to give their name or testify in court. If their information leads to an arrest, the recovery of drugs or stolen property, they could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.