Date/Time of Release: 03/17/2014 - 17:20
Contact Person: Dwes Hutson
Contact Number: 541-440-4464
Subject: Missing Person
Date/Time of Incident: 03/17/2014 - 10:24
Incident Location: Douglas County, OR
Case Number: 14-1089
Missing: Young, Vernie E. / age 78 / Myrtle Creek, OR
Vehicle: Maroon 1999 Chrysler 300, OR lic 951EYW
The Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help locating an elderly Myrtle Creek man who has been missing since early this morning.
Vernie Young, age 78, was reported missing this morning by his daughter after Young failed to return home. Young left his residence (600 block Irving Drive, Myrtle Creek) at about 0330 hours this morning in his maroon 1999 Chrysler 300 (OR license 951EYW) and has not been seen since. Family members report that Young may be having a medical problem related to his medication.
Young is described as 6'00, 180 lbs, grey hair, blue eyes and has an eagle tattoo on his left arm. Young may have been wearing jeans, a plaid shirt and black vest.
If anyone has information, or believes they have seen Vernie Young, they are asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 541-440-4471.
**A photograph of Young will be attached to this release at http://www.dcso.com/media_N.asp .