Metro Police said James Larochelle, a captain with the department was "safely located" after he was missing for up to 18 hours Thursday.

Metro said Larochelle had been located alive and was safe at 8:32 p.m.

When he was reported missing, Metro said he was last seen at around 2:00 a.m. Thursday near Desert Foothills and Charleston driving a tan 1998 Land Rover with a Nevada license plate 592-JBV.

The department had asked for the public's help and told hospitals to check their registries and to notify LVMPD if he was located.

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