Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Details of Disappearance
Nelms was last seen on June 5, 2006 between 5:30 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on foot in the area of Center Drive adjacent to Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club in the city of Mission Viejo, California.
He was living in the Paragon Gardens Board and Care Home since 12-31-05. Nelms was last seen by an employee on 6-5-06 at 0530 hrs in his room. By 0630 hours, he was gone. Nelms possibly got out of the home through a faulty door that is supposed to be alarmed, but may not have been functioning at the time.
A search was conducted for him by use of bloodhounds, helicopters, and Deputies, with negative results. He had no history of running away.
His wife manages all of his finances and Troy has no cash or credit cards available to him.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Orange County Sheriff's Office
Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department
California Department of Justice
Orange County Sheriff-Coroner