Pincher Creek RCMP seek to reunite missing man with family

By Laurie Tritschler
Shootin’ the Breeze Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
May 22, 2023
UPDATE: A family member has advised that Chris Mezei has contacted his mother and is OK

Original post:

Pincher Creek RCMP are asking for the public’s help in their search for a missing man. 

Chris Mezei, 40, was last seen in Pincher Creek on Monday, May 15. 

Details are sparse at this point, but Mounties and Mezei’s family are concerned for his well-being, according to Cst. Patrick Lambert. 

Mezei is six feet tall, weighs around 175 pounds and has a muscular build. 

He is bald and has green eyes, and there is lettering tattooed on his collarbone. 




Anyone with relevant information as to Mezei’s possible whereabouts is asked to call the detachment’s non-emergency line at 403-627-6000 without delay. 

Anonymous tips are always welcome through Alberta Crimestoppers’ hotline at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or online at, or through the P3 Tips app, which is available for download through Apple or the Google Play Store. 

Shootin’ the Breeze will update this story as more details become available.


White male, bald, with black ball cap on backwards and grey T-shirt on poster sharing that Chris Mezei is missing from Pincher Creek

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