Located: Public's Assistance Requested in Missing Persons Investigation


John Wildey has been located and is being reunited with his family.  Thank you for your assistance.


Charlotte, N.C. – (Monday, May 24, 2021) - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating 75-year-old John Michael Wildey.

On Monday, May 24, 2021, at approximately 4:42 a.m., the reporting person contacted CMPD to report that Wildey was missing.  Wildey was last seen on Front Porch Avenue in the Hickory Grove Division as he was getting into a '16 Subaru Outback 2.5 Limited.  The vehicle is tan in color and has an Indiana BNQ310 tag displayed.  The rear of the vehicle also has several bumper stickers displayed.

Wildey was last seen wearing a blue and white button-down shirt, blue jeans, and brown shoes.  He has gray hair with a full beard/mustache.  Wildey suffers from cognitive issues, and his family is concerned about his welfare. A Silver Alert is being issued to assist in locating him.

Anyone with information on Wildey's whereabouts is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately. The report numbers for this investigation are 20210524-0442-00.