Silver Alert issued for Cen-Tex man
POSTED: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 2:11pm
UPDATED: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 2:11pm
West, Texas (KETK) — Authorities have issued a Silver Alert for a missing Central Texas man.
Joseph LaVerne Mapes, 78, of West, was last seen Monday morning on the 9700 block of Heritage Parkway in West. He is believed to be driving a gold, 1997 Toyota Camry with Texas license plate GPY387.
Mapes is diagnosed with a cognitive impairment and is described as a white male standing 5 feet 10 inches and weighs 170 pounds. He also has gray hair, brown eyes and is wearing a long sleeve shirt and tan pants.
Law enforcement officials believe this senior citizen’s disappearance poses a credible threat to his own health and safety. If you have any information regarding this missing senior citizen, contact the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office at 254-757-5222.