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Posted on: February 24, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Endangered Missing Person

Update: Missing Person Located


Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Endangered Missing Person
Station Area:Jurupa Valley
Written Date:February 24, 2020Time:9:00 PM
Incident Date:February 24, 2020Time:6:13 PM
Incident Location:7800 Block of Virtue Drive, Jurupa Valley
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Jim Kaffka
File Number(s):JV200550134

2/25/2020: Mr. Smith was located safely this morning.

On February 24, 2020, a Riverside County Sheriff’s deputy responded to a missing person call in the 7800 block of Virtue Vista Drive, in the City of Jurupa Valley.  Deputies discovered Terrence Smith, 64 years-old, voluntarily left his residence on February 24, 2020, about 3:00p.m.

Mr. Smith is described as a White male, five feet seven inches tall, weighing approximately 140 pounds. He has grey hair and blue eyes. Mr. Smith was last seen wearing black shorts an orange shirt and no shoes. According to his caretaker, Mr. Smith suffers from dementia.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s Aviation Unit and ground units were used to search for Mr. Smith, but he was not located.  The search is continuing. The California Highway Patrol was contacted, and a Silver Alert was activated.  Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Mr. Smith is urged to call the Jurupa Valley Station at 951-955-2600, or the Riverside County Sheriff’s Dispatch at 951-776-1099.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is seeking applicants for Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Correctional Deputy, Sheriff’s 911 Communications Officer, and other employment opportunities such as clerical and support positions.  If you are interested in a career with us, please apply at or call 1-888-Join-RSD

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