Richmond: Missing Woman Found Safe


The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is currently conducting an extensive search for a missing woman in the area of Wildcat Canyon Regional Park near East Richmond Heights.

On Sunday, Deputy Sheriffs were dispatched to the 5700 hundred block of North Arlington Boulevard for a report of a missing adult. 74-year-old Pearl Webster, who reportedly suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, had not returned home after taking a walk to look for her cat. Webster was last seen at about 7 PM.

Webster is described as an African American female, 5’, 3” tall and weighing about 157 pounds. She was wearing a white colored hat, tan trench coat and a black skirt.

An extensive area check was conducted by the Sheriff’s Office and East Bay Regional Park Police. They were assisted by a California Highway Patrol helicopter. Webster was not located.

Webster was entered into the state’s missing persons database, hospitals were checked, and local law enforcement agencies and AC Transit were notified.

The search is ongoing at this time utilizing the Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team. Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Webster is asked to contact the Office of the Sheriff at (925) 646-2441

Missing person Pearl Webster was located by Richmond PD. She appears fine, but is being taken to a hospital to be checked out.