Elderly SLO man reported missing is found in Ventura County

elopez@thetribunenews.comJuly 31, 2013 


An 85-year-old man who had been missing since 9:45 a.m. Wednesday morning was found at 2 a.m. Thursday driving on Highway 101 in Ventura County.

A Sheriff's deputy saw what he believed to be a DUI driver on southbound 101, according to a news release from the San Luis Obispo Police Department. The deputy stopped the vehicle and found Robert Callahan, who was described as disoriented, but otherwise in good health. He was taken to a local hospital for an evaluation and his family was notified.


The San Luis Obispo Police Department is asking for help locating an 85-year-old man who has been missing since 9:45 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Robert “Bob” Callahan is a 5-foot 10-inches tall, 235 pound, white male with gray hair and blue eyes. He was last seen Wednesday morning wearing glasses, a multi-colored long-sleeve collared shirt, khaki pants and tennis shoes.

Callahan drives a 2010 Toyota Tacoma pickup, California License 8W92004.

Callahan, of San Luis Obispo, suffers from the early stages of dementia and Type II diabetes.

Anyone with information can contact the San Luis Obispo Police Department at 781-7317,
option “2” for dispatch.

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