Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office locates missing man with Alzheimer’s

Idaho Falls

0  Updated at 5:39 pm, May 10th, 2016 By: EastIdahoNews.com staff
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Dennis Wynn Paulsen | Photo courtesy Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office

UPDATE (6:00 p.m.) — The Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office reports the man has been located.

IDAHO FALLS — The Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in locating, Dennis Wynn Paulsen of Idaho Falls.

The 59-year-old man has Alzheimer’s and reportedly walked away from his home at 530 Wilson Drive at 9 p.m. on Monday, May 9, according to a news release.

He was last seen wearing a blue and black wind breaker. Paulsen is 6’ 01” tall, 170 lbs and has green eyes, black and gray hair.

Sheriff Sgt. Bryan Lovell said Paulsen expressed a desire to go to Disneyland, so may be hitchhiking to California.

Anyone who sees Paulsen or has any information about his location is encouraged to call the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office at (208) 529-1200.