UPDATE (Subject Located) Gold Alert Issued For Missing Newark Man

The Dover Police Department is cancelling the Gold Alert for William Sheetz. Sheetz has been located and is safe.

Incident/Complaint#:  50-24-3321

Date:  Monday, January 28th, 2024 at 7:40 p.m.

Location: North DuPont Highway and East Loockerman Street, Dover, DE

Contact: Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid Email: Ryan.Schmid@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for William Sheetz, 76, of Newark, DE. Sheetz suffers from a condition that may pose a risk to his health and safety if not properly monitored and treated. Sheetz is described as a white male, 6’1″, 230 pounds, brown hair, and brown eyes. Sheetz was last seen in the area of North DuPont Highway and East Loockerman Street, Dover, DE. At the time, he was wearing a khaki Carhart jacket and blue jeans and he was operating a 2003 Volkeswagen Jetta with no registration. Attempts to contact him have been negative.

If you have any information on Sheetz’s whereabouts, please call 302-736-7111.

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