UPDATE (11:32 a.m., Aug. 27) — Rogers has been found. The Kern County Sheriff’s Office says he was found in a pistachio orchard Thursday morning and is in good health. He was returned to his family.
WASCO, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s help in finding Melvin Emmett Rogers, 88, who was last seen in Wasco on Tuesday. Rogers was last seen around 7 p.m. on Annin Avenue by Highway 46, near Frosty King. Rogers suffers from dementia and takes medication for high blood pressure.
He was last seen wearing a brown button-up shirt, blue jeans, black socks and black shoes.
- 88 years old
- Height: 5’6″
- Weight: 150 pounds
- Hair: Gray
- Eyes: Brown
Anyone with information on Melvin Rogers’ whereabouts is asked to call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110. The case number is 2020-00118869.