Silver Alert Activated For Missing Dickson Man Last Seen In Galveston Area

Dan Oakes Missing: Dickinson police need help in locating the missing 78-year-old man.

The Dickinson Police Department is asking for help from the public in locating a missing man. A silver alert has been issued for the man as the police and family of the missing man are growing increasingly worried for his welfare.

It is believed that 78-year-old Dan Oakes was last seen at about 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, 24 November 2021. in the 5500 block of Thistle Drive, in Dickinson. but it is not confirmed if he is still in the area.

He was driving a tan 2013 Toyota Corolla with Texas license plate CCJ5928. the police department said he was driving to is not known and his current whereabouts are unknown.

Authorities said Dan Oakes has been diagnosed with cognitive impairment, and they said Oakes’ disappearance poses a credible threat to his own health and safety. The police and family would like to speak with him to confirm his well-being as they are extremely concerned for him.

Police described him as being a white male who is 6′ tall, weighs about 122 pounds, has white/gray hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a retired Navy hat, a blue shirt, blue jeans, and black shoes. He also has scars on both arms.

Anyone with information on Oakes’ whereabouts is asked to call the Dickinson Police Department at 281-337-4700.