Updated 01/01/2018: The Virginia Senior Alert has been cancelled, as Mr. Adams has been found dead at a church. For additional information, please contact the Newport News Police Department.
01/01/2018 Release from Virginia State Police:
The Virginia State Police has issued a senior alert on behalf of the Newport News Police Department on 01/01/2018 at 0513 hours.
The Newport News Police Department is looking for Gerald Hamilton Adams, a white male, 81 years old, height 5’ 9“, weight 160 lbs., with hazel eyes, gray hair, and a thick gray beard. He was last seen wearing a blue multi-colored flannel shirt, brown jeans, and black house slippers.
He is believed to be in danger and was last seen on 12/31/2017, at 2100 hours, at his residence, 706 James Drive, Newport News, Virginia, 23605.
Additional information: the missing senior suffers from a cognitive impairment and his disappearance poses a credible threat to his health and safety. He may need medical attention.
Please contact the Newport News Police Department at 1-757-247-2500 if located.