UPDATE ON MISSING PERSON @ 1:20 PM: Mr. Barrett was found unharmed in the City of Industry. Detectives have interviewed him and confirmed that he was a voluntary missing adult. The police department's investigation is now closed. We are thrilled that Mr. Barrett was found unharmed and is now back with his family. Thank you to everyone who aided in this investigation!
UPDATE ON MISSING PERSON 11:30am: The missing person was seen this morning in the City of Industry at two different locations. Our detectives are in the City of Industry following up on this information.
UPDATE ON MISSING PERSON: The missing person has been identified as Cole Barrett, 48 years old, a resident of Upland.
On October 9, 2018, at approximately 2:40 pm, Brea Police Officers responded to the area of Midbury and Sandalwood reference an adult male who was missing. The Brea Police Department had been contacted by Barrett’s employer who said he had not checked in with them, as was his routine.
Based on the circumstances, Brea Police Detectives began a house to house search, which was unsuccessful. The hills just north of this area were then searched with the assistance of Anaheim Police Department’s helicopter and a Pomona Police bloodhound. Unfortunately, officers were not able to locate him. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Brea Police Department at 714-990-7625.
POLICE ACTIVITY @ the North end of N Puente St. Officers are searching for a reported Missing Person.