UPDATE: Missing elderly woman found safe

(UPDATE: 01/10/18, 6:46 p.m.) 92-year-old Claryce Bishop was found safe in Crescent City, California. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said she was found hitchhiking. Bishop was taken to a nearby hospital by the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office. Her family has been notified.

(UPDATE: 01/10/18, 5 p.m.)  Wednesday morning, a potential sighting was reported in Jackson County. Someone reported seeing a woman matching Bishop’s description on Blackwell Road near Foley Lane.

If you have any information you’re asked to call JCSO. If you see her, call 911.


Cave Junction, Ore. — Josephine County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating 92-year-old Claryce Bishop.

According to the sheriff’s office, Bishop suffers from dementia and left her home upset, saying she wanted to hitchhike to California. She currently has family in Santa Rosa and possibly Sacramento.

Bishop was last seen this afternoon at the 76 gas station in Cave Junction. She was last seen wearing blue jean pants, hot pink jacket, black boots, and carrying a yellow suitcase. She was aslo wearing glasses and using a walking cane. Bishop is 5 foot 5, weighs 100 pounds, and has sandy/gray short hair.

If you have any information you’re asked to call JCSO. If you see her call 911.

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