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Missing Steuben County Man Found

Missing Steuben County Man Found

PRATTSBURG (WENY) -- After a massive, multiple agency search on July 25, a Steuben County man is found.
      45-year-old Todd Casciani, broke his parole terms and now sits in the Steuben County Jail.
      Casciani was found on Sunday by a person walking down State Route 53 near Naples.
     Casciani was last seen last Monday by his mother, after he left for a walk from their home on Cook School Road in Prattsburg.
     Investigators say, when Casciani was questioned he was vague and said he just wanted to walk and think about things.
     He was released from prison in February after convicted of trying to cash a forged check. Currently on parole, he missed a scheduled meeting last Tuesday.
     Casciani also spent 4 years in prison on sexual abuse charges, and is a level three sex offender.
     Investigators say Casciani has always registered promptly and hasn't shown any attempts to leave to further harm society. That's why they treated this as a missing persons case, and not a fugitive from justice.
     "We're always happy when we can conclude a missing persons investigation with finding the person," Steuben County Undersheriff Jim Allard. "In this case, with the parole violation he's going to be held until his future is determined."
     Undersheriff Allard says Casciani should be scheduled to appear in court in the next few weeks.