Santa Fe— In cooperation with Texas authorities; New Mexico State Police is issuing the following Silver Alert in New Mexico based on information that an elderly male subject with Alzheimer’s disease left his El Paso County TX home on Saturday, May 11, 2013 and has not returned. There is reason to believe the male subject may have driven into New Mexico.
The El Paso County Sheriff’s Department is looking for 72 year old Victor Vargas. Victor is a Hispanic male. Victor is approximately 5’11” tall and weighs 210 pounds. Victor has one brown eye and one blue eye. Victor is slightly balding and has a tattoo on his right arm that says “Vic.”
Victor was last seen wearing an olive shirt and blue jeans.
Victor was last seen at his residence located at 12259 Nicolite, Clint, Texas on Saturday May 11, 2013. It is believed that Victor may have driven to Cloud Croft, New Mexico to a piece of property his wife owns. It is an open piece of property with nothing on it. The next location Victor may be traveling to is Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Victor is diagnosed with Alzheimers, depression, and suicidal tendencies.
Victor is driving a grey/silver Chevy Silverado truck with Texas plate AC78811.
It is believed that Victor Vargas is in danger due to his health diagnosis.
Anyone with information about Victor Vargas please call the El Paso County Sheriff’s Department at 915-546-2284 and ask for Deputy Jay Andujo.
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Contact: Sergeant Emmanuel Gutierrez