Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Police Ask for Help in Missing Person Case

_Rafael-Chavez-GonzalezThe San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with a missing person investigation. Rafael Chavez Gonzalez, 66, was last seen on October 22, 2013, in the area of Highway 1 and Calendar Road on the Nipomo Mesa. Gonzalez is known to frequent the Oceano area and leads a transient lifestyle.

He is described as 5’9”, 140 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He is missing his left arm from a previous accident. Sheriff’s Detectives have conducted a coordinated search of the areas frequented by Mr. Gonzalez, without success, and are asking for the public’s assistance.

Additionally, Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to Gonzalez being located. If anyone has information on the whereabouts of Rafael Chavez Gonzalez, they are urged to call the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff`s Department at 781-4550, or Crime Stoppers at 549 STOP (549-7867).