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SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
Friday December 30th, 2022 :: 03:08 p.m. PST


Deputies Locate 74-Year-Old Morongo Valley Man Reported Missing by His Wife

DATE/TIME: December 29. 2022 / 1:56 a.m.

INCIDENT: Critical Missing Person Investigation 

LOCATION: 56000 block of Twentynine Palms Hwy, Morongo Valley 

VICTIM(S): Edgar Edge, 74-year-old, male resident of Morongo Valley 

SUMMARY: On December 29, 2022, Deputy Cordova was dispatched to investigate a critical missing person in Morongo Valley, identified as Edgar Edge. Edge was last seen in his residence on December 28, 2022, at about 9:00 p.m., when he and his wife went to bed. At approximately 1:30 a.m., his wife awoke and could not find Edge in the residence or on the property. Edge had been diagnosed with medical conditions affecting his cognitive function.

Deputies started a search and rescue operation for Edge. Additional deputies and a Sheriff's tracking K9 unit responded and began searching for Edge. Several hours later, Edge was located on a property near his residence and had sustained minor injuries. Edge was transported to a local area hospital for treatment. 

Refer: Deputy J. Cordova

Station: Morongo Basin Station

Phone No. 760-366-4175

Case No. 092202134

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
63665 Twentynine Palms Highway
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

Emergency: 9-1-1

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