36-year-old Joseph Balderas has been missing for over a week.
NOME, Alaska (AP) — The search has been suspended for a Nome man missing for more than a week.
Alaska State Troopers say they've ended the search for 36-year-old Joseph Balderas pending any new leads.
The search for Balderas began after he failed to show up for work June 27 at his job as a law clerk in the Nome court.
Balderas' vehicle was found along the Nome-Council Highway, and Alaska State Troopers say he may have been mountain running or hiking off the road.
In a web posting Tuesday, troopers say the intensive seven-day search involving multiple agencies turned up no evidence to Balderas' current location.