HAMILTON COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -- On Wednesday at approximately 2:00 p.m., Stephen Scott Defriese left work at the Smoke Stack on Highway 58, to pick up lunch at the Highway 58 Sonic.

Defriese did not return back to work and has not been heard from since by fellow employees or family members.
Defriese suffers from a medical condition and may be off his medications.
He is a white male, 50, 6'0" and weighing 203 lbs. with brown hair and gray eyes.  When last seen he was wearing blue jeans, black nylon T-shirt and a black golf hat and driving a 2000 white Dodge Caravan with a temporary drive out tag located on a rear window.  

DeFriese resides in the Harrison area of Hamilton County.
If you know of his whereabouts, you are asked to please notify the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office at (423) 622-0022.