A 70-year-old Corning man with dementia onset and medical issues may be in the Shelter Cove or Covelo areas, say his family and friends. ” We’ve looked everywhere here and he liked to go over there,” said his friend Kathy Sutter who has known him for 53 years.
According to his daughter, Brandi Cooper, Elder Huey Kinney, known as Huey, is a diabetic left his home in Corning on February 2 without his medication. “We just got a Silver Alert up,” she told us but she reported him missing on February 3. “He had no medication with him.” And she worried this could be fatal.
Cooper said that she and her dad who recently had surgery lived in the area here for years. “He grew up in Humboldt,” she told us.
According to Cooper, on February 2, Kinney drove to a local mini mart where he was a regular. He visited with a clerk he was friendly with and purchased cigarettes as well as coffee. He told the woman that he was going to go for a drive.
Kinney is driving his white 2019 Chevy Equinox with license plate 8SOR776 and is with his gold colored chihuahua, Molly.
According to his friend, Kathy Sutter, Kinney is 5’5″ and 140 pounds with blue eyes and grey hair that he is starting to lose.
If anyone sees him or the vehicle, please contact the Corning Police Department at (530) 824-7000 or Brandie Cooper at (707) 798-7126.