Two families are still desperately searching for two men missing; a Byron resident, the other a Rockford resident. There is likely no connection in their disappearances but they both remain missing persons.

Last December we shared Rockford Police's report of Patrick Reum, who went missing on Saturday, December 12. He was last seen in the area of 400 S. First Street around 6 p.m.

Patrick is described as 5-foot 11-inches tall, 185 pounds, and was last seen wearing a black and white Chicago Bulls hat, black hoodie, dark-colored jeans, and white shoes.

Also missing is Brandon Cuddy, 27, of Byron. He's been missing since December 26. Last seen at Fozzy’s Bar and Grill in Loves Park. According to, he was last seen wearing a black North Face coat, a Miami Dolphins T-Shirt, and White Air Force One tennis shoes.

VEHICLE: White 2006 Nissan Sentra (4 Door Sedan). Last seen with Florida Plate EFJG87. The vehicle was last known to have damage to the tail lights and ONE wheel with a DONUT (spare).

UPDATE: Brandon Cuddy’s vehicle was found near Kennedy Hill Road in Byron, he still remains missing.
Both men remain missing as of this article.

Anyone with information regarding Patrick Reum should contact the Rockford Police Department, information related to Brandon Cuddy should be directed to Byron Police Department.

JB Love is ½ of  Q98.5's Lil Zim & JB In The Morning, weekday mornings from 5:00 a.m. to 10 a.m. Follow him on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook.

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