Police find missing Sandy man with dementia near Mona

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A little over an hour after sending out the missing persons report, police in Sandy confirmed Rollins had been found near Mona, Utah.

“He became stranded when his car ran out of gas,” Lt. Carriger said. “[He] is in good condition. This was a fortunate ending.”


SANDY (News4Utah)- Police in Sandy are looking for a 67-year-old who suffers from dementia.

They say the man, Mickey Rollins, was last seen around 1 p.m. Thursday leaving his Sandy home in a 2006 blue Dodge Caravan.

Investigators say the Dogde has duct tape at the top left side of the windshield and Utah license plate number 599UFZ.

Lt. Dean Carriger with Sandy City Police said Rollins should not be driving.

“[He] suffers from severe dementia and most likely he would not be able to find his way back home,” said Lt. Carriger.

Rollins left without his wallet or cell phone

Police describe Rollins as a white male about 5’9″ and 170 pounds. He has white hair and green eyes.

When he left his home, police say he was wearing a “Disneyland” hat, dark sweat pants and glasses.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sandy Police Department at 801-799-3000.

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