Gold Alert Issued for Missing Claymont Man

New Castle County Police are currently searching for 78-year-old Paul Gustafson missing from his home in the community of Claymont Heights.

(Claymont, Del. – 19703) During the nighttime hours on Tuesday (Mar 21), County Police officers were dispatched to the 2600 block of Jefferson Ave in reference to a missing person.  Officers learned that 78-year-old Paul Gustafson left the residence at about 8:30 a.m. that morning and had not returned home.  Paul Gustafson is without his necessary medication, which causes a significant concern for his welfare.

Paul Gustafson is described as a white male, 6’0” 234 pounds, with gray hair and blue eyes.  He was last seen wearing a blue long sleeve t-shirt and blue jeans. He may be driving a blue 2014 Dodge Ram pickup truck Delaware registration 9334.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of  Paul Gustafson to please contact New Castle County Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at Citizens with the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips.  Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit.  The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.


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