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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Friday December 23rd, 2022 :: 06:38 p.m. PST


News Story - Request for Public Assistance: Adult Missing Person

Nature of Incident: Request for Public Assistance: Adult Missing Person
Report Number: 2022-165321
Location: 9000 block of N. Ventura Ave, Casitas Springs
Date & Time: 12/09/2022 @ 1:30 PM
Unit(s) Responsible: Ojai Investigations
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

Craig William Clark Casitas Springs 69
The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help with locating Craig Clark, a 69-year-old resident of the community of Casitas Springs.  Mr. Clark has not been seen or had any contact with his family since 12/09/22.
On 12/14/22, Craig Clark was reported missing by his family.  Mr. Clark lives alone in the 9000 block of N. Ventura Ave, in Casitas Springs.  Mr.  Clark’s family had not heard from him for several days and requested that the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office check on his wellbeing.  Mr. Clark was not at home and there was no indication of his whereabouts. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation and listed Mr. Clark as a missing person. The investigation revealed that Mr. Clark was last seen exiting a Gold Coast Transit bus at the bus stop in the 9000 block of N Ventura Ave near his residence on the afternoon of 12/09/22.  There is no evidence of any criminal activity, however, Mr. Clark has medical conditions that require medication.
Mr. Clark is described as a white male, 5’10” tall, 160 pounds, with grey hair and blue eyes. The first photograph is of Mr. Clark on 12/09/22 and the second photograph is from June of 2022. Mr. Clark does not drive and typically relies on public transportation. Mr. Clark has family in Oxnard and was previously a resident of Malibu, but it is unknown if he was attempting to travel there.
If any members of the public see Mr. Clark or have information regarding his whereabouts, they are asked to please contact the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center at (805) 654-9511.  For general inquiries, contact Detective Scott Reeder at (805) 477-7038.
Prepared by: Detective Scott Reeder #3700  
News Release Date: 12/23/2022  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Scott Reeder
[email protected]
Approved by:
Booking Photo Release:
Captain Jose Rivera
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Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93003

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Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

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