UPDATE: At-risk 68-year-old man still missing

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UPDATE (6/11): The Kern County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Charles Prunty, who was last seen April 10, is still missing.


UPDATE (5/28): The search for a missing Kern County man has expanded as CHP issued a statewide Silver Alert for him.

Charles Prunty, 68, has been missing since April. CHP issued a Silver Alert Thursday on behalf of the Kern County Sheriff’s Office in search of him.

If you’ve seen Prunty or his vehicle, you are asked to call 911 or the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Sheriffs Office still needs the community’s help in locating a missing 68-year-old man.

According to his family, Charles Prunty was last seen on April 10 at 1:30 a.m. leaving his home in Highland Knolls Mobile Estates. He is described as being white, about 165 pounds, 6 feet 2 inches tall with blue eyes.

KCSO said he drives a new white Ford Ranger four-door truck with paper dealer plates. He is believed to be off of his diabetes medication.

Anyone with information on Prunty’s location is urged to call KCSO at 661-861-3110.

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