The search for Ross Derose, of Monmouth's Ocean Township, intensifies as word of the disappearance spreads through Maine, where his car was found.

Ross Derose (Ocean Township Police)

The 59-year-old was last seen November 7 in the Wannamassa section. He has not been seen where his car was discovered, in York, Maine, but the turn of events has police there combing leads and evidence.

Maine TV coverage of the search for Ross Derose

Derose is described as brown-eyed, standing 5'9" and weighing 170 pounds.

Information can be e-mailed to Ocean Township PD Detective Michael Melody or Detective Patrick Martin. They can be reached by phone, 732-531-1428, extension 2242.

Anonymous tips can be e-mailed to the Ocean Township PD crime tip center, or phoned to 732-531-3323.

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