During searches conducted Wednesday, a fruit snack wrapper was found near M-52 in a field. Authorities have confimed that fruit snack wrapper came from a fruit snack box in Ricky's home. Bloodhounds were able to pick up a scent from the wrapper - but eventually lost it.
Another lead had a truck driver saying he spotted Ricky at a McDonald's in the Perry area. Searchers and bloodhounds went to cover the area... but, Ricky's mother viewed surveillance tape from the restaurant and confirmed it wasn't her son.
Authorities are working to close that area... and are planning on regrouping tomorrow at the command center in Williamston to begin searching again.