PREVIOUSLY: EPD Seeking At-Risk Missing Person


Press release from the Eureka Police Department:

On May 7th, 2021 at about 8:20 pm, the Eureka Police Department Communications Center was advised that Christopher Wilkins was located in Cloverdale, California by the Cloverdale Police Department (see below original press release).

The Eureka Police Department would like to thank the public, allied agencies and especially the Cloverdale Police Department for the successful reunification of Wilkins with his family.


The Eureka Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating an at-risk missing person. 78-year-old Christopher Wilkins drove away from his residence and was last seen traveling eastbound on Harris Ave, approaching Redwood Acres, on May 6th, 2021 at about noon.

Wilkins is described as a white male, 5’9”, 140 pounds, white hair, brown eyes (he wears glasses). Wilkins suffers from dementia and may be confused. Wilkins vehicle is described as a white 1987 Ford Aerostar van, bearing California license plate number 3H62670. The paint on the van is in poor condition, there is heavy rusting on the sides of the vehicle and the vehicle has a cracked windshield.

Anyone with information on Wilkins’ location is urged to call the Eureka Police Department at (707) 441-4044 (Case #21-002448).