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Missing at-risk adult found

According to the Bakersfield Police Department, Joseph Matheny has been located and is safe. The BPD would like to thank the community for their assistance in locating Matheny.
Joseph Matheny
Posted at 3:59 PM, Feb 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-13 00:06:03-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — UPDATE: According to the Bakersfield Police Department, Joseph Matheny has been located and is safe. The BPD would like to thank the community for their assistance in locating Matheny.


The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing at-risk adult.

According to the BPD, 51-year-old Joseph Matheny was last seen in the 5800 block of Spring Blossom Street on Thursday, February 11, 2021, at approximately 9 a.m. He is considered at-risk due to special care needs.

He is described as being 5'5" tall and weighing about 240 lbs. He has gray hair and green eyes. He was last seen wearing a black Raiders ball cap, black ‘Queen’ T-shirt, and a black Raiders jacket.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111