The Portland Police Bureau was notified at approximately 9:15 p.m. that Charlene Otis has been located by her family and is safe.
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On Thursday, September 16, 2021, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Officers from East Precinct responded to a missing person call in the 300 block of Southeast 133rd Avenue. Officers learned that 79 year-old Charlene Otis walked away from her residence. Otis does not usually go out of her home unaccompanied and has not yet returned. Otis has been diagnosed with dementia and is likely confused.
Otis walks slowly and usually wears a skirt, head covering, and sun darkening eyeglasses. However, there is no information about what she was wearing when she left home. Otis is African American, 5 foot 7 i