UPDATE: Police still searching for missing Onset man

Jun 11, 2020

The Wareham Police Department is seeking help in locating a missing Onset man. 

Daniel Smith, a 47-year-old Onset Center resident, was last seen on Monday, June 8, at about 2 p.m. near the Onset Pier. As of 11a.m. on Thursday, June 11, police did not have any clues to the man’s whereabouts. 

Wareham Police conducted an all-out search beginning Monday night and continuing with coverage of all forest areas, parks, and other sites where Smith might visit, as well as water searches along the coast.

Smith suffers from depression and family members are distraught regarding his disappearance.

“He is challenged with clinical depression, but we never saw this coming,” said his mother, Susan Kooperstein.  “He is known to everyone as a bright, kind-hearted and humorous person. Right now we are devastated by his disappearance and trying hard not to give up hope. I beg for anyone who has seen him since Monday to contact the Wareham police department at once.” 

Smith is unshaven with some facial stubble and was last seen wearing a dark green hoodie, black shorts, and carrying a duffle bag. 

Smith is not wanted for any crime, but police would like to speak with him to check on his well-being. 

The police appreciate any information that the public can provide about Smith and his whereabouts. Call 508-295-1212 with any information.