The following is a press release issued by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office:
Between 12:00 and 1:00 this afternoon, May 25th, 2022, John Daniel Bachelder left his home in the area of TigerWood Ct and Firethorne Rd in Hidden Valley.
He left on foot with unknown clothing and is described as a 68 year old white male with grey hair and hazel eyes. He is known to walk in the area of the Conestoga Trail in Hidden Valley to look for gems. He is considered at risk due to possible medical conditions and the heat today.
A recent picture of John Bachelder is attached to this post.
Lake County Search and Rescue is enroute to aid in locating John.
Anyone with information on his location should call Lake County Sheriff’s Dispatch at (707) 263-2690.
UPDATE 11:55 p.m. :
The following information was posted on the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page: “John has been safely located. Thank you to the community for their assistance in finding him.”