Alert Status: 
Active
Preliminary Information of Missing Subject: 
On Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at approximately 11:09 p.m., the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing person in the area of Foothills Blvd and East 46th Street in Yuma, AZ.

Deputies spoke to the reporting party who stated that the missing person, identified as James Edward Degan, 78, of Yuma, was last seen on Tuesday night leaving his home at 8:30 p.m.

Mr. Degan is described as 6’00” tall, approximately 260 pounds, with gray hair and and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt, jean shorts, black socks and black shoes. Mr. Degan suffers from Alzheimer’s and multiple other illnesses.

Continuous efforts to locate Mr. Degan by the Sheriff’s Office have been unsuccessful.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Mr. Degan is asked to contact the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office at 928-783-4427 or 78-CRIME to remain anonymous.

Investigating Agency (if in Arizona): 
Yuma County Sheriff’s Office
Date Subject Went Missing: 
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 – 8:30am
Point of Contact (Name): 
YCSO
Last known location: 
Foothills Blvd. and East 46th Street
Yuma, AZ

United States

Missing Subject’s Full Name: 
James E. Degan
Point of Contact (Number): 
(928) 783-4427
Missing Subject: 
Release Date: 
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
DOB: 
Sunday, November 17, 1940
Gender: 
Male
Height: 
6’00”
Weight: 
260
Hair Color: 
Gray
Eye Color: 
Blue
Race: 
White
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