Update: MEPA canceled for Helena man

MEPA Derick
Posted at 8:41 AM, Jan 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-19 10:41:54-05

Update 8 a.m.

The MEPA has been canceled. Derick Pitman has been located and is safe. No other information was released.


HELENA - A Missing Endangered Person Advisory has been issued on behalf of the Helena Police Department.

Derick Jay Pitman, a 55-year-old white male, has gone missing in Helena.

Pitman left a hospital around 7:40 p.m. on Monday against medical advice after being treated for crashing his scooter.

He was highly intoxicated. He was last seen wearing a jacket that had been cut off him and a hospital scrub top.

Pitman was not fully dressed for the weather.

He is 6-feet, 1-inch tall, 160 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair.

If you have any information on Pitman, please contact the Helena Police Department at 406-442-3233 extension 1 or dial 911.