Gold Alert Issued For Missing Bear Man, Chad Gladfelter

New Castle County Police are currently searching for 48-year-old Chad Gladfelter missing from the community of Hunter’s Run.

(Bear, Del-19701) Today (February 1) at about 5:32 p.m., County Police were dispatched to the 800 block of Trophy Way for a check on the welfare.  Police learned that Chad Gladfelter made statements that caused a concerned for his welfare and fled the residence in a vehicle prior to police arrival.

Chad Gladfelter is described as a white male, 5’10” tall, 185 lbs. with short black hair and brown eyes. He may be wearing a black leather jacket with a brown eagle on the back and operating a black 2008 Nissan Pathfinder with Delaware registration PC41835.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Chad Gladfelter to please contact New Castle County Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at

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