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Barnegat Police Issue Silver Alert For Missing Elderly Man

East Bay Avenue man in early stages of Alzheimer Disease, police say

Courtesy of Barnegat Police Department
Courtesy of Barnegat Police Department

Barnegat police asking for the public's help in locating a 77-year-old township man who went missing at noon on Tuesday.

Werner Dirr, East Bay Avenue, is suffering from the early stages of AlzheimerDisease and was last seen when he left his home at today. He was driving a green 2004 Kia Sedona with a New Jersey license plat YLJ63T, Lt. Keith Germain said.

Dirr was last seen wearing a green plaid jacket, blue plaid shirt, khaki pants, brown leather shoes, and a gray baseball cap. He was also wearing glasses.
Barnegat Police have submitted Mr. Dirr's information to the New Jersey State Police Regional Operations and Intelligence Center (ROIC) for a Silver Alert broadcast.

Anyone who sees Dirr or his vehicle is asked to call police at 609-698-5000.
Sue@theshore January 15, 2014 at 07:22 AM
pray for his safe return.
Jersea Girl January 15, 2014 at 10:42 AM
Praying for Werners safe return home here in Barnegat.
Lori Billera January 16, 2014 at 10:56 AM
Praying for his safe return!!! A man from Bergenfield, NJ was found after 4 days!!!


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