Contact: Alfonso Zavala, Lt. Darren Simmons, or Deputy Roxanne Meyer
Phone: (928) 783-4427


12:48 PM, March 4, 2014

Missing Person


Location of Incident: 17000 block of S. Avenue B - Somerton, AZ

Mr. Villegas has been located near his home on Avenue B and is being taken to Yuma Regional Medical Center for medical evaluation. 

Sheriff Wilmot would like to thank all the agencies involved in the search and the community for sharing and re-twitting on the social media outlets.

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On Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at approximately 5:37 a.m., the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 17000 block of S. Avenue B in reference to a missing person. Upon arrival, deputies were advised that Mr. Ramon Villegas, an 88 year old male with Alzheimer’s, had walked away from his home. The reporting party stated that he was last seen between midnight and 3:00 a.m.

Mr. Villegas may have been picked up by an unknown person in the area of County 18.5 Street and Avenue B. The Sheriff’s Office is currently searching the area with the assistance of the United States Border Patrol and the Arizona Department of Corrections K-9 units.

Mr. Ramon Villegas is described as an 88 year old Hispanic male, 5’03 tall, 209 pounds, with gray hair and black eyes. He was last seen wearing navy blue checkered shirt, navy blue pants, grey socks and no shoes.

Ramon Villegas, 88 yrs of age

Anyone who may have seen Mr. Villegas or may have information is asked to please contact the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office at (928) 783-4427.

Information Released By: Alfonso Zavala, PIO