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Posted on February 5, 2014 | 2:50 p.m.

At-Risk Adult Reported Missing Is Found Safe

Source: Sgt. Chris Nartatez for the Santa Maria Police Department | {updated]

Abelardo Jesus Castelo
Abelardo Jesus Castelo

The Santa Maria Police Department sought the public's help Wednesday locating a missing adult at risk, who was later found in Guadalupe in good health.

Abelardo Jesus Castelo, 81, a longtime resident of Guadalupe who recently moved to Santa Maria, left the area of 200 block of East Newlove about 8:50 a.m. Wednesday.

Castelo suffers from mild dementia.

He was found about 5 p.m. with the assistance of Guadalupe Police Department. He was released to a family member.

— Chris Nartatez is a sergeant for the Santa Maria Police Department.


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