North American Missing Persons Network
Vernon Ralph Erno

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Above Images: Erno, circa 2003

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 28, 2003 from San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo County, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 2, 1921
  • Age: 82
  • Height: 5'5"-5'7"
  • Weight: 135 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Gray
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Glasses with silver wire frames
  • Medical Conditions: Alzheimer's disease
  • Clothing: Green fleece pullover, olive green khaki pants, tan
    "Merrell" slip-on shoes, green beret style hat. Other possible clothing
    may be a black nylon jacket, black pants, green shoes and a
    Green Beret-style hat.
  • Jewelry: Gold ring with large blue stone with chip
  • NCIC Number: M-653747388
  • Case Number: 031228029

  • Details of Disappearance
    Erno was last seen at approximately 1:40 p.m. near the Laguna Village Shopping Center at the intersection of Madonna Road and Los Osos Valley Road in San Luis Obispo, California.

    Vernon Erno was carrying identification and a credit card. He is unfamiliar with the area.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    San Luis Obispo Police Department
    Detective Tom DePriest
    (805) 781-7312

    Source Information
    CA DOJ
    The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, CA)