CANCELLED: Missing 81 y/o Bud Buholzer near Cambie & West Pender in Vancouver

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CANCELLED: Confirmed located by Vancouver Police

Vancouver Police are requesting public assistance to locate a missing elderly man who has not been seen or heard from for more than 24 hours.

Bud Buholzer, 81, was last at 11 a.m. Thursday near Cambie Street and West Pender. His disappearance is out of character, and Mr. Buholzer may appear confused as a result of having dementia.  VPD and Mr. Buholzer’s family are concerned for his wellbeing, as he is in need of medication.

Mr. Buholzer is white, with a pale complexion. He is 5’10” tall, with a medium build, no hair, and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a red jacket, and checkered pants with a brown white and blue patter. He also wore sandals and yellow/green gloves, and used a walker because he is unsteady on his feet.

Anyone who sees Bud Buholzer is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately and stay with him until police arrive.


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CANCELLED: Missing 75 y/o Wayne STRILESKY in Parksville

CANCELLED: Confirmed located by Nanaimo RCMP and Nanaimo SAR

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The Nanaimo RCMP are currently looking for a male that walked away from a residence on Manhattan Way in north Nanaimo. Wayne STRILESKY, a 75 year old male from Parksville, is described as 5’8″, 155lbs, with sandy hair and a moustache. He was last seen at around 3:00 pm today.  He was wearing a red jacket (the one in the attached photo), a dark blue jeans, a black Canada hat with a maple leaf on it, and white runners. Mr. STRILESKY went into a forested area near the house he was visiting, and did not come back. He suffers from severe dementia, and is hard of hearing. As a result he may be disoriented or hard to understand. He has other medical conditions, and his family is very concerned for his wellbeing. Search and Rescue and Police Dog Services are assisting with the search.

The Nanaimo RCMP are asking anyone in the area to watch for Wayne STRILESKY, and to immediately call 9-1-1 if they see him. You can also contact the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345.
Released by

Sgt. Jon Stuart

A Watch NCO and Media Relations Officer
Nanaimo RCMP
nanaimo.bc.rcmp.ca
303 Prideaux St, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N3
Office: 250-754-2345
Fax: 250-753-0946

Email: bcrcmp@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

CANCELLED: Missing 60 y/o James (Jim) Yeager in Gibsons BC

CANCELLED: Sunshine Coast Search and Rescue reports Jim Yeager has been found


Sunshine Coast RCMP are searching for missing person James (Jim) Douglas YEAGER.

YEAGER was last seen in the 800 block of Kiwanis Way at 7:20 am on August 14th.  YEAGER is described as 60 years old, 6’1″, heavy build with short grey hair and a fair complexion.  YEAGER is believed to be wearing blue jeans and a black zip up sweater. YEAGER suffers from early onset dementia and may leave the Sunshine Coast to return to familiar spots in North Vancouver.

Anyone with any information about Jim’s whereabouts is asked to call Sunshine Coast RCMP at 604-885-2266.

CANCELLED: Missing 85 y/o Gerard Poulin East 22nd Ave & Rupert Street

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CANCELLED: Confirmed located by Vancouver Police

Vancouver Police Search For Missing Elderly Man With Dementia

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing 85-year-old man who was last seen this afternoon in East Vancouver.

Gerard Poulin has not been seen since about 2 p.m. today, when he was walking in the area of East 22nd Avenue and Rupert Street. He is known to walk long distances and has ties to the West side of Vancouver.  Mr. Poulin has a brain injury, dementia, and it is unlikely he would be able to find his way home or communicate his need for assistance.

Mr. Poulin is caucasian, with a slim build, and short, grey, balding hair. He was last seen carrying a black briefcase and wearing glasses, a beige, long sleeve dress shirt, and black pants with white runners.

Anyone who sees Gerard Poulin is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately and stay with him until help arrives.


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CANCELLED: Missing 81 y/o Michael Elson near Burrard & Burnaby St

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Located, confirmed by Vancouver Police

 

Vancouver Police are asking for assistance to find an elderly West End resident who hasn’t been seen or heard from in more than 24 hours.

Michael Elson, 81, was last seen leaving his home near Burrard and Burnaby Street around 5 p.m. on July 16. He was supposed to catch a flight this morning, and was reported missing after a family member arrived to take him to the airport and discovered he wasn’t home.

Mr. Elson is forgetful and may have dementia. He likes to spend time at coffee shops and grocery stores in Vancouver’s West End. Police and his family are concerned for his well-being and want to quickly locate Mr. Elson so he can be returned home and reunited with his family.

Mr. Elson is white, about 5’10”, with a slim build and balding grey hair. He sometimes wears glasses.

Anyone who sees Mr. Elson is asked to call 9-1-1- immediately.


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David Sullivan sill missing in Vancouver

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Vancouver Police have re-opened an investigation into the disappearance of David Sullivan, who has now been missing for more than three weeks. Investigators believed he had been located safely in the United States last week, however further investigation confirmed that person was not, in fact, Mr. Sullivan.

“We are gravely concerned for Mr. Sullivan’s health and well-being, and we are doing everything we can to find him,” says Constable Steve Addison, VPD. “We are working with Mr. Sullivan’s family, as well as law enforcement agencies throughout B.C. and Canada to locate Mr. Sullivan and bring him home.”

Mr. Sullivan, 61, has dementia and diabetes. He was last seen June 27 in the area of Gore and Alexander Street, and was captured on surveillance video in the same area on June 29. At that time he was wearing a red and white checkered shirt and brown pants, and carrying a blue gym bag.

Mr. Sullivan is bald and has a round face. He stands between 5’10” and 6’ tall, and has a heavy build. He is known to wear a tag around his neck with his address on it.

VPD’s Missing Persons Unit has been actively investigating Mr. Sullivan’s disappearance since he was reported missing on July 1. Anyone who sees Mr. Sullivan should call 9-1-1 and remain with him until help arrives.


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CANCELLED: Missing 86 y/o Ethal (Grace) BARANYK in Chilliwack

Sadly, Grace Baranyk, missing for over a month in Chilliwack, BC, was located deceased recently. Our condolences to her family, friends, and loved ones. 

 


The RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance to locate Ethel ‘Grace’ Baranyk, 86, of Chilliwack. Ms. Baranyk was last seen on July 13, 2019 approximately 10:30 am by a caregiver in the 45000-block of Lenora Crescent.

She has been missing since 10:30am July 13th, 2019 and suffers from severe Dementia .

Ethel ‘Grace’ Baranyk is described as:

  •  Caucasian female.
  •  Height: 163 cm (5’4).
  •  Weight: 54 kgs. (120 lbs).
  •  Hair: Grey / White cut short and may be in rollers.
  •  Wearing a grey sweater, grey vest, and navy blue pants.

As RCMP officers supported by Chilliwack Search and Rescue continue to search for Ms. Baranyk they ask the public to remain watchful for her.

Ms. Baranyk answers to the name Grace and may appear to be disorientated or confused, says Corporal Mike Rail spokesperson for the UFVRD. Police and caregivers are concerned for Grace’s well-being and believe she may be in need of medical attention.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Ethel  ‘Grace’ Baranyk is urged to contact the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or, should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Released by

Cpl. Mike Rail

Media Relations Officer
Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment
46326 Airport Road, Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 1A5
Office: 604-702-4017
Fax: 604-702-4045

Email: UFVRD_Media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Missing 61 y/o David Sullivan Alexander Street near Gore Street

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Cancelled

Confirmed by Vancouver Police, David Sullivan was located in the United States

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 61-year-old man with dementia and diabetes.

David Sullivan ­ was last seen on June 27, walking on Alexander Street near Gore Street. He was reported missing to police on July 1. He may be confused or disoriented and may ask for assistance if located.

Mr. Sullivan is described as white with fair skin, bald and 6 feet tall with a heavy build.  He was last seen wearing a red and white checkered-pattern shirt, shorts and flip flops.  Mr. Sullivan is also known to wear a tag with a chain around his neck with his address on it.

Anyone who sees David Sullivan is asked to call 9-1-1 and stay with him until first responders arrive.


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CANCELLED: 79 y/o Bofong Chan near East 41st and Dumfries

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CANCELLED: Confirmed by Vancouver Police

Vancouver Police are searching for an elderly woman with accelerated dementia, who was last seen today just before 11 a.m.

Bofong Chan, a 79-year-old Vancouver woman, was last seen today in the area of East 41 Avenue and Dumfries Street. She speaks only Cantonese and walks very slowly due to problems with both of her knees.

Bofong is 5’2” tall and weighs 110 lbs. She has a light complexion, short white hair, and dark eyes. She may be wearing a black bucket hat, blue leather shoes, and carrying a black bag.

Bofong often uses transit and is known to travel to UBC. She may appear confused and she is unlikely to ask for help.

If you see Bofong Chan, please call 9-1-1 and stay with her until help arrives.


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CANCELLED: Vancouver Police Search For Missing Senior With Dementia

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CANCELLED: Confirmed by Vancouver Police

Vancouver Police are asking the public for help to locate a vulnerable man who disappeared earlier today from his East Vancouver neighbourhood.

King Cheung, 79, hasn’t been seen or heard from since 3 p.m. Thursday, when he left his home near Joyce Street and Kingsway Avenue, in the Killarney area. Police and Mr. Cheung’s family are concerned for his safety.

Mr. Cheung speaks only Cantonese. He walks with a limp, but is quite fit and frequents Kensington Park. He may appear confused, as a result of dementia.

Mr. Cheung is approximately 5’ tall, with a slim build and short salt-and-pepper hair. He is a smoker, and hasn’t shaved for a couple of weeks, so he may appear scruffy. He was last seen dressed in a beige t-shirt and dark pants.

Anyone who sees Mr. Cheung should call 911 immediately so he can be safely returned home.

 


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