Search enters third week


Family and friends of Peachtree City resident Vincent “Vinnie” Rossetti continue to hope for information on the man who has not been seen since Dec. 18.

A Facebook page entitled “Vinnie Rossetti Missing Person” notes the concerns shared by family and friends and thanked media outlets in central Tennessee for continuing to get the word out about the missing man.

Rossetti, 22, reportedly drove to Birmingham to visit a sibling and, on Dec. 18, was found parked on the side of the road in DeKalb County, Tenn. He was taken to a medical center though, for unknown reasons, left the facility before his family could arrive at the location, according to a Facebook post.

Rossetti’s vehicle was found abandoned in he parking lot of the Sligo Marina east of Smithville. A search of the area showed no result, according to the Aware Foundation and Cue Center for Missing Persons Facebook pages.

Mom Pam Rossetti in a statement to Smithville, Tenn., radio station WJLE on Jan. 1 said, “We’re just desperate. We just want information from anyone that has seen him around town.”

Described as 6-2” in height and weighing 180 pounds, Vinnie was last seen wearing a maroon button-up shirt, blue jeans, black shoes and a blue-green jacket.

The Cue Center noted that Rossetti was believed to be headed to Nashville, approximately 70 miles west of Smithville.

Anyone with information pertaining to Rossetti’s whereabout is asked to contact the DeKalb County (Tenn.) Emergency Communications Center at 615-215-3000.