Missing Sparks man found

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Updated: 8/14/2014 8:57 am
UPDATE: 6:51 a.m., 8.14.14

SPARKS, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- The Sparks missing man with health issues has been found by Reno police.

Stephen Gillespie, 61-years-old, was showing signs of dimentia due to a previous head injury. He had been a patient at the WestCare Facility near downtown Reno, but was released Wednesday morning.

According to SPD, the Reno Police Department was able to locate Gillespie overnight, but did not say where the man was found.

SPARKS, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- The Sparks Police Department is asking for help in locating a missing person who was last believed to be in downtown Reno, possibly at the Regional Transportation Commission bus station.

According to a press release, 61-year-old Stephen Gillespie was last seen at approximately 8 a.m. on Wednesday, wearing a black baseball cap with "Team USA" on the front, a white t-shirt with a US Food Service logo and gray corderoy pants. Gillespie is 5-8, and weighs approximately 150 pounds.

Officers had been called to the 500-block of Sparks Blvd. at approximately 1:45 a.m. Wednesday morning, for a possibly intoxicated subject. Mr. Gillespie was transported to the Westcare facility in downtown Reno, but was released at approximately 8 a.m. He was believed to be headed to the RTC bus station at that time.

Gillespie may seem as though he has dementia as he has a previous head injury. If you have any information regarding this case, please contact the Sparks Police Department dispatch center at 353-2231 or Sparks Police Detectives at 353-2225.
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