MISSING: Two elderly men in need of medical attention

Charles Pickett, right. John Spicer, left

Charles Pickett, right. John Spicer, left

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two elderly men are missing, one from Northeast D.C. and one from Charles County, and both are potentially endangered due to medical concerns.


Charles Pickett, 81, is a black male who is 5’6″, 160-180 lbs, with gray hair in an afro and a medium complexion. He was last seen in the unit block of Massachusetts Ave., Northeast, on Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. DC Police say he may be in need of medical attention.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099, the Youth and Family Services Division at 202-576-6768, or 911.

Pickett was last seen wearing a blue plaid shirt, khaki pants, a blue baseball cap and brown loafers.


Investigators with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are searching for John Paul Spicer, 86, who suffers from dementia and Alzheimer’s. He was reported missing Monday morning.

Spicer has not been seen since he left his house around 4 p.m. on Sept. 18, in his beige/gray Toyota Camry. For reference, a similar car is pictured below. The car has Maryland tags with license plate number 8APT18. Spicer is a white male, 5’9″, 180 lbs, and may be wearing a blue shirt with light-colored pants, a brown belt and brown glasses.

Car similar to Spicer's

Car similar to Spicer’s

He frequents Our Lady of Help of Christians Church in Waldorf. The Maryland State Police have activated a Silver Alert in an effort to locate Spicer. Anyone with information about Spicer’s whereabouts is asked to call 9-1-1.