CASTINE, Maine — Police are trying to locate a Maine Maritime Academy student from Westbrook who was last seen Friday night in Orono, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department.

David Breunig, 21, most recently was spotted leaving a residence in the Crosby Street neighborhood of Orono around 11:30 p.m., department officials indicated in a prepared statement released Saturday night. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department opened a missing person’s investigation about Breunig around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Breunig is described as 6 feet, 4 inches tall with a slim, athletic build and weighing approximately 225 pounds. He has blue eyes and short light brown hair and was wearing wearing a black shirt, dark blue jeans and brown Timberland boots when he was last seen, according to the statement.

“The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is working closely with Maine Maritime Academy and in conjunction with the Orono Police Department and the Maine Warden Service in an attempt to locate Mr. Breunig,” the statement indicated.

Additional information about the case was unavailable Saturday night.

Anyone who may have information about Breunig’s location is asked to contact Lt. Christopher Thornton of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office at 207-667-7575 or to contact the Orono Police Department via the Penobscot County Regional Communications Center at 207-945-4636.

Bill Trotter

A news reporter in coastal Maine for more than 20 years, Bill Trotter writes about how the Atlantic Ocean and the state's iconic coastline help to shape the lives of coastal Maine residents and visitors....