Friends are beginning their search for a missing veteran who disappeared north of Lake Pleasant on June 21.
According to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, 34-year-old Joseph Thomas Casey went missing on June 21 at the north end of Lake Pleasant around 4:30 p.m.
[PICTURE: 34-year-old Joseph Thomas Casey]
Casey was seen getting into an unknown dark-colored vehicle after his 2005 Jeep Wrangler broke down.
He was attempting to get a ride out of the desert to get help.
MCSO said he has not been seen or heard from since.
Casey is described as a 5-foot-8-inch white male, weighing 185 pounds with black hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing a stars-and-stripes shirt, grey basketball shorts and tennis shoes.
According to a Facebook event, Casey's friends have organized a search party Wednesday morning.
MCSO is asking for anyone with information on Casey's whereabouts to call 602-876-8477.
Copyright 2018 KPHO/KTVK (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.