By Lieutenant John Flood, Shari Ireton, and Richard Hawkins Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.
January 15, 2018, update.
Saturday morning January 13, 2018 search efforts continued for Paul Yoshiara, a 75 year old man reported missing on January 7th, 2018.
The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Helicopter Rescue Team located his body around 10:00 am in a grassy field near the Lowell-Snohomish River Road.
Immediate family members were notified. There were no signs of trauma or foul play.
January 10, 2018, update.
The Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue unit, as well as detectives from Major Crimes, continue to search for 75 year-old Paul Yoshiara who was last seen the night of Saturday, January 6th.
He is considered endangered because he has Alzherimer’s and does not typically leave his residence without being accompanied.
Community members have provided several tips, including a possible sighting of Yoshihara at a fast food restaurant in the Quil Ceda area in Marysville.
Yoshihara is 5'10” tall, weighing 175 pounds, with brown eyes and gray hair and was last seen wearing a black jacket, black sweater, and white jeans.
He was last seen at his residence in the 4500 block of Lowell Snohomish River Rd, but may also try to make his way to his former residence in the 2800 block of 128th St SE, Everett.
Family members have provided a recent video of Yoshihara for release.
Please call 911 if you see Yoshihara.
Original January 7, 2018, article.
Deputies and members of Snohomish County Search and Rescue are currently searching for 75-year-old Paul I. Yoshihara who was last seen around 10:00 pm Saturday night, January 6, 2018, at his residence in the 4500 block of Lowell Snohomish River Road.
Yoshihara’s wife awoke Sunday morning at approximately 7:00 am to discover her husband missing and immediately called 9-1-1 to ask for assistance.
Paul Yoshihara is an Alzheimer patient who is in good health and can walk for long periods of time.
Some of the attributes of Yoshihara’s condition are his beliefs he is the President of the United States or the owner of Macy’s.
Of note is the fact Yoshihara and his wife were discussing their former residence last night before retiring to bed.
Yoshihara may attempt to return to the residence in the 2800 block of 128 ST SE, Everett. The residence burned down and is no longer there.
Law enforcement agencies have been alerted to this fact.
Yoshihara is 5'10” tall, weighing 175 pounds, with brown eyes and gray hair.
He was last seen wearing a black jacket, black sweater, and white jeans.
Please call 911 if you have information about Yoshihara. Case Number 2018-2677.
Paul Yoshihara and wife. Photo courtesy of Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.