UPDATE, 9:30 p.m.: Jane Barrett was located on Broadway by a family member, according to the Sheriff’s Office.


From the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

On 09-18-18 between 1530 hrs., and 1600 hrs., (MP) Jane Barrett walked away from her residence in the Myrtletown area of Eureka. Barrett is 87 years old, has dementia and does not normally remember where she lives.

Barrett’s description is as follows: White female adult with long silver hair to about her shoulders and blue eyes. She is about 5’07” tall, weighs approx. 150 lbs. and was last seen wearing a grey wool hat, plaid green and black shirt, maroon vest, grey sweatpants, and beige shoes. Barrett uses a metal cane to walk with.

Barrett formerly resided on Vernon Street and Excelsior streets in Eureka.

A Silver Alert is active for Jane Barrett and a search and rescue operation is in progress by HCSO Special Services at this time.

If you see Jane, please contact The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office immediately. The number is (707) 445-7251.