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Missing Caldwell Man Reunites With Family

Marcos “Giacomo” Alotto reported missing two weeks ago.

A Caldwell man reported missing two weeks ago has been found and reunited with his family, according to police.

Marcos “Giacomo” Alotto, 35, was located Thursday night in Bergen County and is "healthy and okay," Chief James Bongiorno said Friday morning.

Police would not release details about where Alotto was found for privacy reasons.

But family had been concerned about him being out of touch for so long considering he spoke Italian and very few words in English and had been off medication for depression and anxiety for many months.

Alotto was reported missing on Oct. 5 by his family who said he left his apartment at about 11 p.m. on foot the night before.

Missing person signs with his photograph and description were posted all over Caldwell as well as neighboring towns in hopes of finding him. 

"We would like to thank the public for all of their help in helping us locate him," Bongiorno said.

E.D. October 19, 2012 at 04:10 PM
Great news! Hope he is well. Great job done by all with a happy ending for a change.
Monica October 19, 2012 at 05:20 PM
Great news, we are very happy he is finally home and well.
Lisa October 19, 2012 at 07:04 PM
Excellent news. Never give up hope....I am so happy to hear that everything ended on a good note.
peggy October 20, 2012 at 12:26 PM
Thank God he was found and is well !!!
gregory l. mitchell October 20, 2012 at 08:00 PM
Wonderful ! This is such good news to hear with all of the terrible stories that seem to permeate the news these days..Came in the other day to find a recording from the Caldwell Police Dept.on my answering machine telling citizens about this missing man and to be alert.I thought this was an excellent way to inform those citizens who were not aware of this man's situation.I first heard of it here on CALDWELL'S PATCH !! Kudos to your staff!! Gregory L.Mitchell-West Caldwell
Luana October 21, 2012 at 03:03 AM
We would like 2 thank every one. 4 helping us find him . We allso apriciate all of your suport. With every thing that goes on in this world ,we were very bless 2 find him .Now our family can Rest knowing he is here w. Us,family safe and sound GodBless. We can thank every one enough. Thank you. And God bless!

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