Norfolk-based USS Wasp sailor found safe in Colorado

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Authorities say they have found the sailor who disappeared on June 11.

NCIS officials tell 10 On Your Side that 21-year-old Gage Brady was found safe in Colorado Springs, Colorado after he turned himself in and is currently in their custody. Brady told CPD officers he just decided to drive to Colorado and gave his phone to an unknown individual so he would not be tracked.

Brady was reported missing on June 11 after left his ship at around 10:30 p.m. in his vehicle and never came back. Navy officials say a friend spoke to Brady that night. Brady apparently told the friend he was going to a bar to pick up another friend.

Brady is assigned to the USS Wasp.

Brady’s command is taking the necessary steps to have him returned back to Norfolk.

Stay tuned to WAVY.com for updates.