WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | News, Weather & Sports

UPDATE: Police Cancel Missing Senior Alert

January 20, 2013


Virginia State Police have canceled a missing senior alert for Donny Jay Matthews.

No further details were given out about the alert's cancellation.

Virginia State Police and the Virginia Beach Police Department are asking for the public's help in finding a missing senior.

The agencies say 76-year-old Donny Jay Matthews was last seen Sunday on Candlewood Drive in Virginia Beach. He was wearing a green plaid shirt, dark green pants and a blue jacket.

Police say he may have been driving a silver 2006 Toyota Camry, with registration DE-215.

Matthews suffers from a cognitive impairment, and police say the disappearance poses a credible threat to his health and safety.

More information is available at this link. Anyone with information can call the Virginia Beach Police Department at 757-385-5000.

The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.

  • Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. We will not post comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.
  • We will not post comments that use hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our website.
  • Comments should not attack other readers or people featured in our stories personally. Any accusations should be backed up with facts.
  • Any comment we post will be posted in its entirety. We do not edit any comment that we post.
  • Comments should contribute to the discussion. We will not post comments that don't advance the discussion. Flaming and/or trolling will not be tolerated.
  • Comments should not attack other posters. Let's keep the focus on the content of the story.

    As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.

    If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to webmaster@newsplex.com.


powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 187686791