Missing 85 Year-Old Found by Alert Community Member (Photo)

January 18, 2022 09:24


Adela was located this morning at about 8:00a.m. in the Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood by an alert community member who noticed her and recognized her from a news report. She was evaluated by paramedics and is unhurt. Adela is home with her family now. The Portland Police Bureau is grateful to the press for sharing her information, and the community for its help in finding her safe.



The Portland Police Bureau is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 85 year-old.

Adela Chapman left her home in the 16700 block of SE Rhine Street this morning, January 17, 2022, sometime after 7:00 a.m. and has not returned to her home. Adela is not diagnosed with any illnesses, however, she is believed have some difficulties with her memory or becoming confused.

Adela Chapman is an Asian female, weighing approximately 100lbs and is 4’11” tall. Adela was last seen wearing a bright green puffy coat. Adela does not have identification or a cellular phone.

Adela has wondered away in the past and has been located near Southeast 160th Avenue and Southeast Division Street, also in the area of Southeast 177th Avenue and East Burnside, and around Northeast 181st Avenue and I-84. Adela is also familiar with TriMet.

Anyone with information on the location of Adela Chapman is asked to please contact 911 immediately. Any other tips can be emailed to investigators at missing@portlandoregon.gov. The case number is 22-15507.



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