UPDATE: Missing WW man is located in Idaho

By on Saturday, September 12th, 2020 in Columbia Basin News More Top Stories

UPDATE: Paul Vernon Johnson has been located and the alert has been canceled. Idaho State Police issued no further details. When more information becomes available, we will update.

WALLA WALLA – The Idaho State Police, on behalf of Washington, has issued an endangered missing person alert for Paul Vernon Johnson of Walla Walla. He left his house at 9 a.m. Thursday and has not returned.

ISP reports that Johnson did not notify anyone of travel plans. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a short-sleeved plaid shirt. The Walla Walla Police Department expressed concern for Johnson due to multiple health issues.

His cell phone is going straight to voicemail, and the last pinged location was Thursday afternoon in Kamiah, Idaho. Police don’t know if the phone’s battery is dead or if it is simply out of cell phone reception.

He is driving a tan 2004 Jeep Wrangler, Washington license plate BJT8188. There have been transactions on his credit card in Idaho.

The Idaho State Police on behalf of Washington State is issuing and Endangered Missing Person Alert for Paul Vernon Johnson of Walla Walla, WA. Paul had left his house on 09/10/2020 at 0900 hours and had not returned. Paul did not notify anyone that of any travel plans. Paul was last seen wearing blue jeans and a short sleeve plaid shirt. Walla Walla Police Department is concerned for Paul because of multiple health issues. Paul’s phone is going straight to voicemail. Last pinged location on his cell phone was Kamiah, Idaho 09/10/2020 at 1609 hours. It is unknown if Paul’s phone is dead or out of cell reception. Paul is driving a tan 2004 Jeep Wrangler license plate WA/BJT8188. There have been continued transactions on his credit card showing up in Idaho.

Details below were issued by Idaho State Police:

VICTIM # 1: PAUL VERNON JOHNSON
AGE: 68
HEIGHT: 5’10”
WEIGHT: 225
HAIR: BROWN
EYES: BLUE
SEX: MALE
RACE: WHITE
LAST SEEN WEARING: BLUE JEANS AND SHORT SLEEVE PLAID SHIRT

VEHICLE DATA:
LICENSE PLATE NUMBER: BJT8188
LICENSE PLATE STATE: WA
VEHICLE YEAR: 2004
VEHICLE MAKE: JEEP
VEHICLE MODEL: WRANGLER
VEHICLE COLOR: TAN