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Wednesday 04/18/2012 3:08 PM - Adult missing

Contact: Aaron Nix, Commander
Phone: (805) 781-1423
Type of Incident: Adult missing
Date and Time of Incident: 04/15/12, unknown time
Place of Occurrence: private residence in San Simeon
Victim Information: Akin, Daniel 69 yoa, 5-10, 120, Grey/Blue, WMA
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: On today's date Sheriff's Deputies took a report of a missing adult from the San Simeon area. Daniel Akin, 69 yoa, was last seen by family at his residence in San Simeon sometime during the day of 04/15/12. Akin suffers from dementia and schizophrenia, and according to family sometimes "blanks out" and forgets who he is for periods of time. The vehicle associated with Akin is a dark grey 2002 Chevy Silverado, Cal. Lic. # 6Y71148. Family members could provide no possible destination or direction of travel for Akin, but said it was extremely out of character for him to leave without informing family of his plans. The Sheriff's Office asks that anyone locating Akin contact the Sheriff's Dispatch at (805) 781-4550 immediately so he can be contacted by law enforcement. A photo of Akin will be sent via e-mail to media outlets. Anyone not receiving the photo should contact the Sheriff's Watch Commander and a photo will be sent directly.

Prepared By: anix
Released: Wednesday 04/18/2012 3:08 PM