Update: Missing Man With Dementia Located

October 9, 2017

Authorities are searching for a missing 73-year old man that suffers from dementia and other medical problems.

Joseph “Joe” Ferland was last seen Friday, October 6 at his home in the 4400 block of Cerny¬† Road off Mobile Highway.¬† He was last seen wearing a faded brown and white, button-down shirt with vertical stripes, blue shorts, and black Under Armor tennis shoes.

Ferland is 5′4″ and weighs and 190 pounds. He has gray hair and blue eyes.

Ferland suffers from dementia, anxiety, high blood pressure, and vertigo. He stopped taking his medication on October 3.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office at (850) 436-9620 or 911.


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