Press Releases

Friday 11/23/2012 2:11 PM - Missing Person

Contact: Sgt. K. Scott
Phone: (805) 781-4553
Type of Incident: Missing Person
Date and Time of Incident: November 22, 2012, at 07:45 hours
Place of Occurrence: Nipomo, California
Victim Information: Harold Slagle, 81 years old, Nipomo
Suspect Information: NA
Details of News Release: On 11-22-2012 at around 07:45 hours the Sheriff's Dispatch received a call for service for a missing person, Harold Slagle. Deputies responded to Nipomo and began searching for Harold Slagle. While on scene Harold's wife told Deputies that he had been diagnosed with early onset dementia. She told Deputies Harold had taken his suitcase, got into his 1998 red colored Dodge Dakota (Ca. license # 5W24074) and drove away. His wife explained that Harold and she had recently moved from West Covina, California, and were temporarily residing in Nipomo, California while their home was being built in Paso Robles, California. A check of Harold's credit card showed that he had used it twice in Santa Barbara County on 11-22-2012 after he left Nipomo. Harold also used his credit card on 11-23-2012 at approximately 12:44 hours in san Gabriel, California. Harold Slagle is a Caucasian, 5'10", 145 pounds, white hair, brown eyes and has a moustache. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, white tennis shoes and is travelling in the Dodge Dakota.

Prepared By: kscott
Released: Friday 11/23/2012 2:11 PM