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Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley

Gold Alert for Missing Seaford Man – Seaford

Date Posted: Monday, July 20th, 2020

Seaford – The Delaware State Police are issuing a Gold Alert for 82-year-old John R. Griffith who was reported missing on July 20, 2020.

Griffith is approximately 5’7” tall and 200 pounds. He has no current clothing description.   Griffith was last seen on July 20, 2020, at approximately 03:00 a.m., in the area of Woodpecker Road, Seaford, De.    Griffith uses a cane and is believed to have the cane in his possession.    Griffith is believed to be operating a 2017 silver Ford Focus bearing Delaware Registration 190580.  Griffith has previous ties to the Annapolis, Maryland area.

Attempts to locate or communicate with Griffith have been unsuccessful and there is a true concern for his safety and welfare.

Anyone with information in reference to Griffith’s whereabouts is asked to contact Troop 5 at 302-337-1090.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Sergeant Darren Lester 

Released: 072020 1650


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