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Authorities searching for missing 72 year old, Ville Platte man

Ville Platte, LA – The Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office needs the public assistance in locating a missing person.

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, Betty Brown reported that her husband John E. Brown (DOB 12/31/1947) was last seen at 0930 hours, June 20, 2019 at their residence on the 6000 block of Grand Prairie Rd in Ville Platte, LA. The reporting person stated the missing person (John E. Brown) left the residence and was heading to Tib’s Trailer in Duson, La.

At this time, Mr. Brown has not made it to Duson nor has he made it back home.

John E. Brown also known as “Eddie” (DOB 12/31/1947) is described as a tall male approximately 5’11, weighs about 160 lbs, partially bald with grey hair, blue eyes and a fair skin tone, he suffers from Dementia. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a peach colored shirt with a hat of some sort. He was driving his 2008 Chevrolet Silverado blue in color, Louisiana License Plate #X0142670.

If anyone has any information or comes into contact with John Brown “Eddie” is asked to contact the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division at 337-363-2161.