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Police are looking for a missing Winchester, Illinois, man

The Winchester, Illinois, Police Department reported Tuesday that they are looking for a missing Winchester man.

Winchester police stated that on Sunday at approximately 4:30 a.m., they responded to a single vehicle accident on Main Street in Winchester involving a white pickup truck. Upon arrival, law enforcement was unable to find anyone at the scene. The vehicle is registered to Lance Ackerman, 20, of Winchester.

Officers stated that Ackerman is possibly suicidal and he had not made personal contact with any family member or friends. Additionally, it was discovered he could possibly be in possession of a firearm.

Police are asking the public for any information on Ackerman’s whereabouts. Ackerman is a white male with blonde hair and blue eyes, standing 5’11”, and weighing 185 lbs. Ackerman was last seen in the Winchester area at approximately 4:30 a.m. on Sunday wearing a black ball cap, black shirt and blue jeans.

Police ask that you not to approach Ackerman should you encounter him and call 911 or the Scott County Sheriff’s Department.


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