UPDATE, Jan. 5, 9:15 a.m.:
From the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:
Robert Samek has been located safe in the City of Eureka. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the community and the Eureka Police Department for their assistance with this investigation.
Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help to locate at-risk missing person Robert Wayne Samek, age 66, of Myrtletown, Eureka.
Samek was reported missing on Dec.30, 2022 by his DHHS case manager. He was last seen December 27 in Eureka.
Samek is described as a white male, approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall and 164 pounds, with blue eyes, short grey hair and a beard. Samek suffers from medical conditions which may put him at increased risk.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding Samek’s possible whereabouts should call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251.