UPDATE: The Sheriff’s Office posts to its Facebook page that Mr. France is in Petaluma, and he’s fine.


Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help to locate missing person Edward Everett France Jr, 75, of Eureka, CA. Edward has mobility issues, so he will most likely not travel far on foot.

Edward was reported missing on 12/19/2022 by his family. He was last seen at a residence in the South Eureka area on 12/06/2022.

Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding Edward’s possible whereabouts should call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251.