PASADENA >> A man with Alzheimer’s disease who was reported missing in Pasadena Friday turned up safe in San Ysidro Sunday morning, police said.
Jorge Correa, 78, of Pasadena was reported missing Friday afternoon after driving away from his home and failing to return, Pasadena police officials said.
Police reached out to the public for help before Correa was found in San Ysidro early Sunday, police said. He was reunited with his family.
PASADENA >> Police have asked the public’s help in finding a 78-year-old man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease who went missing in Pasadena Friday.
Jorge Correa was last seen about 6:15 p.m. Friday in the 900 block of N. El Molino Avenue, Pasadena police officials said in a written statement. He was driving a blue, 2006 Honda Pilot with a California license plate of 5VVP758.
Correa is Latino, 5 feet 3 inches tall and 170 pounds. He is balding with gray hair on the sides and clean-shaven. He was last seen wearing a short-sleeve, button-down “guayabera”-style shirt, khaki pants, a black baseball cap with a Virgin Mary insignia on it and numerous rings and gold chains.
He suffers from “moderate” Alzheimer’s disease, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Pasadena police at 626-744-4241.
PHOTO of Jorge Correa courtesy of the Pasadena Police Department.
AZUSA >> A 64-year-old Azusa man who went missing Saturday was found safe Sunday in Arizona, police said.
Thomas Landes, 64, was last seen about noon at his Azusa home, Azusa police Sgt. Bruce Badoni said in a written statement.
Family members reported him missing about 12:40 p.m. Saturday, the sergeant said.
“They reported that Mr. Landes has been suffering from a serious ongoing medical condition for which he takes medication,” Badoni said. “At about 12 noon, he left his residence unexpectedly, leaving behind a note indicating that he was upset over his medical condition. He has not been seen since that time.”
But the missing man was found safe Sunday afternoon at the home of a friend in Arizona, Azusa police Sgt. Rick Hayden said.
ARCADIA >> A Pasadena woman suffering from schizophrenia who went missing in Arcadia Thursday turned up safe Sunday morning, officials said.
Linda Lee, 61, was found in San Bernardino County, Arcadia police Sgt. John Bonomo said. Further details regarding her discovery or how she ended up in San Bernardino County, were not available.
Loved ones reported the Pasadena resident missing Friday after she vanished during a visit to family in Arcadia on Thursday, police said.
ARCADIA >> A Pasadena woman suffering from schizophrenia went missing Thursday while visiting family in Arcadia, police said.
Linda Lee, 61, was last seen about 4 p.m. Thursday at the home of a relative in the 1100 block of South Second Avenue, Arcadia police Sgt. Kollin Cieadlo said.
“At that time she left the home and has not been seen or heard from since,” he said.
“Linda has been diagnosed as schizophrenic and is required to take daily medication,” he said.
The woman, who lives at an assisted living facility in Pasadena, has never gone missing before, Cieadlo said.
Worried family members reported her missing to police when she still hadn’t turned up Friday, he said.
She’s described as Chinese, 5 feet 2 inches tall, 165 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a red T-shirt and shorts of an unknown color.
Anyone with information was asked to contact Arcadia police at 626-574-5151.
PHOTO of Linda Lee courtesy of the Arcadia Police Department.
PASADENA >> An Arcadia woman who went missing in Los Angeles Friday was found in Pasadena Sunday morning, authorities said.
Barbara Jean Joseph, 44, disappeared after leaving a Los Angeles substance abuse treatment center to attend a family funeral, according to Arcadia police Sgt. Dan Crowther. The woman has a history of psychological issues, prompting loved ones to report her missing.
Police in Pasadena found Joseph about 9:40 p.m. Saturday in the 2000 block of East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena police Lt. John Mercado said.
Officers responding to a report of a woman lying on the ground found Joseph, who appeared intoxicated but unharmed, the lieutenant said. She was taken to a hospital for examination, and it was soon determined she had been reported missing.
ARCADIA >> Authorities are seeking woman suffering from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder who went missing from an Arcadia hospital Friday.
Julielena Bocanegra, 23, was waiting to be treated for jaw pain at the Methodist Hospital, 300 W. Huntington Drive, but left the hospital before being seen by a physician, Arcadia police Lt. Colleen Flores said in a written statement.
“Julielena has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, but does not take medication,” she said.
She’s described as 5 feet 1 inch tall, 100 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black jacket and a black skirt and carrying a black backpack.
Anyone with information is asked to call Arcadia police at 626-574-5156.
PHOTO courtesy of the Arcadia Police Department.
EL MONTE >> Police and worried family members are seeking a 15-year-old girl who disappeared Friday, leaving behind a suicide note.
Cynthia Heredia was last seen about 7 a.m. at her home in the 10900 block of Ramona Boulevard, El Monte police Sgt. Alex Martinez said in a written statement.
“Heredia reportedly left a suicide note stating she was going to take her life,” he said. “Heredia’s mother, who read the note, immediately reported the incident to the police department.”
The girl, who suffers from depression, has not been seen since.
Heredia is described as Latina, 5 feet 4 inches tall, 110 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a gray and white sweatshirt and blue pants.
Anyone with information is asked to contact El Monte police at 626-580-2100.
PHOTO courtesy of the El Monte Police Department.
ARCADIA >> A 78-year-old Arcadia woman who vanished while out for a morning walk early Wednesday turned up safe in the afternoon, officials said.
Guo Xing was last seen about 8 a.m. in the area of Duarte Road and Holly Avenue, Arcadia police said in a written statement.
“At that time Ms. Guo was going for a walk in the area,” the statement said. “Since that time she has not been seen and family has been unable to contact her.”
Family and officials were especially worried because the missing person requires daily medication.
But the search was cancelled shortly after 5 p.m. after Xing was found unharmed and returned to her family, police said. Further details were not available.
ARCADIA >> Police and worried family members are seeking a schizophrenic Arcadia woman who’s been missing for more than three weeks.
Huong Tuyet Vu, 40, was last seen by family at a court hearing in Santa Ana on Aug. 4, Arcadia police Sgt. Dan Crowther said in a written statement.
“Since that time she has not been seen by any of her family and her cellular phone has been disconnected,” he said. Several family members have tried to reach the woman without success.
“According to the reporting party, Ms. Vu was diagnosed with schizophrenia but does not take medication,” Crowther said.
She’s described as Vietnamese, 5 feet 4 inches tall, 100 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Arcadia police at 626-574-5151.
PHOTO courtesy of the Arcadia Police Department.