Monday, January 30, 2023

Man with dementia missing from James City County

James Lee Johnson
Police are searching for James Lee Johnson, 54, of James City County. (Courtesy JCC Police Department)

UPDATE 2:42 p.m.: James Lee Johnson has been located by police and is safe, James City County Police spokeswoman Stephanie Williams said.

First story:

A search is underway for a 54-year-old man with dementia who was reported missing from his James City County residence, according to a James City County Police Department news alert.

James Lee Johnson was last seen at his residence on Camp Road at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, the alert said.

Johnson is about 5 feet 7 inches tall and 130 pounds. He uses a cane to walk and has a swollen jaw due to an abscessed tooth, the alert said.

He was last seen wearing a camouflage hat with orange markings, a gray shirt and pajama bottoms.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of James Lee Johnson or see someone matching his description, contact James City County Police Department at 757-253-1800.

Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing
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