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Police search for councilmember's missing spouse

A Mattie's Call has been issued through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for the husband of McDonough City Councilmember Gail Notti. The call was issued Monday night.

McDonough police said Frederick Arthur "Fred" Notti has not been seen since 2 p.m., on Monday.

Mattie's calls are part of a law enforcement-initiated alert system to locate missing elderly, or otherwise disabled persons. It was created an act of the Georgia state legislature in 2006.

"The family of Mr. Notti is extremely concerned for his safety at this time," said Detective Sgt. Chris Morris, of the McDonough Police Department. Notti has Alzheimer's disease, the officer said. The McDonough Police Department is conducting a missing person investigation.

Sgt. Morris said Notti left his home in a royal blue, 2008 Ford Ranger, extended cab, pickup. It has Georgia tag number: AZP-7630.

He is described as a white male, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, and weighing 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing a plaid shirt, maroon-and-gray, and khaki pants. He has gray hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information regarding Frederick Notti's whereabouts is urged to contact the McDonough Police Department, at (770) 957-9121, or their local police, as Mr. Notti is listed as missing and endangered on state and national crime information computer systems.

–– From Staff Reports