UPDATE: 8/22/2022: The Chico Police Department is happy to report that Edwina Nearing has been located and is safe. We appreciate the community’s assistance.
ORIGINAL 8/19/2022: The Chico Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in helping locate Edwina Nearing (76) of Chico. Nearing is an at-risk elderly female. She was reported missing by a family member on 8/18/22 after they were unable to locate her at her residence. Nearing’s last known contact with her family was the night of 8/17/22.
Our officers conducted an area check for Nearing; however, she was not located, and neither was her vehicle.
Nearing is described as a Caucasian female, 5’3”, 145 lbs., with brown hair and blue eyes. She is often seen wearing a headband. Her vehicle is a white Honda Fit.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Edwina Nearing is asked to contact the Chico Police Department at (530)897-4912; refer to case number 22-5114.
Supervisor: Sgt. M. Escobedo
Lieutenant: Lt. B. Love
The Chico Police Department is committed to ensuring our community is a safe place to live, work, and recreate within!