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Thursday, February 4, 2016

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Mr. Gaona was located in Mexico, in good condition, and has been in contact with his family.

February 4, 2016

Missing man is 67-years-old

Los Angeles:
The family of Adam Gaona and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public's help in locating him.

Adam was last seen on February 3, 2016, around 6:00 a.m. in the 1200 block of Valencia Street in the City of Los Angeles. Adam has not been seen or heard from since, and his family is extremely concerned for his welfare.

Adam Gaona is described as a 67-year-old male Hispanic with black hair and black eyes. He stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs approximately 155 pounds. He was last seen wearing a grey shirt, black sweater, blue jeans with a yellow belt and black boots.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Adam Gaona, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit, Detective L. Saiza:
(213) 996-1800. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to
1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.