80-year-old man found after extensive search

Refugio Olivares is found and taken to Temecula Valley Hospital for observation. Courtesy photo
Hemet sheriff's and rescue team, following a two-day search for a missing elderly Anza man found him cold but safe on Friday, Nov. 22. The initial investigation revealed that Refugio “Cuco” Olivares, an 80 year-old man, voluntarily left a family member’s residence, in the 568 block of Dickson Way in Anza Nov. 21. Olivares was described as a Hispanic male, 5 feet tall and weighing approximately 100 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing tan pants and gray jacket with a black vest. His family said that he has diabetes, early dementia and a brain injury that was sustained last year. Social media was flooded with flyers and posts about the search. Sheriffs conducted searches in the area around the family's home, employing helicopters, dogs, deputies o
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