Nicholas Hietpas, last seen April 1, 2019.
Nicholas Hietpas, last seen April 1, 2019.

APPLETON — Today marks two years since Nicholas Hietpas was last seen, and Appleton police are using the anniversary to ask the public for any new tips in the case.

This investigation is still on-going and police say they are still looking for help in finding Hietpas, 22, from Appleton.

He was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt with green lettering, blue jeans, and brown work boots.

Hietpas’ vehicle was located in the area of Highway 64 and Shadow Lake Road, in the town of Doty, Oconto County, Wisconsin.

Hietpas may be accompanied by a white German Shepard named Samantha.

If you have any information regarding Hietpas or his whereabouts, please contact Detective Chad Riddle at the Appleton Police Department at (920) 832-5564.




By Dan Plutchak

Dan Plutchak, born and raised in Kaukauna, is cofounder of Kaukauna Community News.