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Missing 89-Year-Old Pleasanton Man Found in San Joaquin County

Police say elderly man found safe and uninjured.

A missing 89-year-old Pleasanton man was found safe in San Joaquin County, according to police.

Here's a previous alert provided by police when the man was reported missing:

Lawrence Boldrini was reported missing at noon Thursday by a family friend in the Singletree Drive area of Pleasanton. Boldrini told his friend he was going to Kaiser Medical Center in Pleasanton. Kaiser officials confirmed Boldrini was not seen at that facility.

Boldrini is known to visit family and friends in Livermore, Concord and Lafayette. Those family members and friends have been contacted and no one has heard from him today. According to family members, Boldrini suffers from the beginning stages of dementia.

Boldrini was last seen driving his silver, 1998 Ford Contour, four-door vehicle.  He is described as white male, 5’0”, 105 lbs., brown eyes, grey balding hair.  A description of Boldrini’s clothing was not available.    

A Critical Reach Flyer, Silver Alert and Nixle Notification have been sent out with this information.

Robert January 04, 2013 at 03:41 PM
Please do not take this the wrong way, to people who know this gentleman, but is he still driving? The reason I ask that, (and this is probably too obvious) but I'm just wondering how he got all the way to San Joaquin County.
Scanner guy January 04, 2013 at 08:56 PM
The article doesn't say where in san joaquin cty. he was found, maybe he decided to go to tracy, which is 20 min. away. I understand your concern Robert, my dad is 85 and drives everywhere on the country roads of Pa. The day he can't drive will end his independence. It will happen to most of us in time!
Jim Chu January 05, 2013 at 01:21 AM
I hope that by the time my kids take away my keys, Google will have perfected that self-driving car of theirs. But until then, what exactly does one do when confronted by the issue of a driver who should no longer be driving? Do you call the DMV?
RedDogLead January 05, 2013 at 02:56 AM
Tough call Jim---it is difficult indeed, to deny our parents their wings of freedom---but comes a time when every family has to face this issue. When you honestly feel that they are a clear and present danger to themselves and the community at large---you have to make the call---it is not easy, but given time and the passing of birthdays we will be there ourselves....Good Luck
Analisa January 05, 2013 at 03:15 AM
Im glad he was found...alive : )

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