December 09, 2023

DCI assisting in search for missing Creston man

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is assisting Creston Police and the Union County Sheriff’s Office with an investigation into the disappearance of 58-year-old Creston resident, Tim Fechter.

Fechter was reported missing June 20. He was last seen in the early morning hours of June 20 at a residence in the 600 block of Birch Street. The circumstances surrounding the disappearance of Fechter, along with his known medical conditions, have law enforcement actively attempting to locate him. While the circumstances surrounding his disappearance have drawn the attention of law enforcement, there is no known or ongoing threat to the public.

Tim Fechter is a white male, approximately 5′ 11″ tall, 185 pounds, with blue eyes. He has multiple tattoos on each hand and arm. He was last seen wearing a blue flannel shirt, camouflage cargo shorts and green high-top shoes.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Fechter or the details of his disappearance should contact the Union County Law Enforcement Center at 641-782-8402 or email the Iowa Missing Persons Information Clearinghouse at