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Armstrong Atlantic student still missing
Bryce Tarter was last seen in Statesboro after a party at GSU on Jan. 30; searchers have no clues
Bryce Tarter mug
Bryce Tarter

 It has been well over two weeks since Armstrong Atlantic State University student Bryce Daniel Tarter was last seen. Search parties have combed the area, fliers have been distributed, and alerts have been posted and forwarded through e-mail and links on the Internet. It appears as if Tarter — and his white 2000 Nissan Frontier — disappeared into thin air.
    Tarter, with light brown hair and blue eyes, stands 6 feet tall and weighs around 155 pounds. When last seen, leaving AASU campus in his truck, believed to have been going home to Guyton, he wore a dark brown jacket, white button-down shirt with a blue tie, and an Atlanta Braves cap.
    His cell phone, which "died" the Saturday before his disappearance, was a Sprint phone, which cannot be tracked when turned off, according to information from Internet Web site His bank account has shown no activity, either.
    According to accounts from friends, Tarter attended a party at Georgia Southern University Jan. 30,then rode back to AASU with friends who live in a dorm there. He got into his truck around 5 a.m. and has not been seen since. Neither has the truck, which is a white Nissan Frontier short bed, 2000 model, with a black grill on front, tinted windows and sports stickers — Atlanta Braves "A" on the rear driver's side and an Atlanta Falcons decal on the rear passenger side. It either has a Maine or Georgia tag — the Maine tag number would be 944 TQD, his family said.
    Georgia Southern University Police assisted in the search, but are now referring calls to the AASU Campus Police. A woman answering the phone at the AASU police department referred all calls to a AASU public information officer, who did not immediately return calls to his work and cell phone numbers Monday.
    According to information on the search web site and on Tarter's Facebook page, his family thinks he may have taken a route home on U.S. 204 to Old River Road. Searchers in the area have not yet found any clues as to Tarter's whereabouts, however.
    Efforts to trace his GPS unit and car alarm have been futile as well.
    Anyone with information is asked to contact the AASU Police at (912) 344-3333, or CUE Center for Missing Persons at (910) 232-1687.

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