Coweta authorities continue search for missing elderly man

alt

Roger Jarold Arnold

By JOHN A. WINTERS
john@newnan.com
Coweta County authorities are continuing to search for a 77-year-old man listed as missing since last Thursday.
Roger Jarold Arnold was last seen near the area of Roscoe Road and Leigh Avenue around 4 p.m. Thursday. Arnold was wearing a checkered or plaid coat, jeans, blue and white shoes and a gray hat at the time.
Authorities have issued a Mattie's Call, which was set up by the Georgia General Assembly in 2006 and is an emergency alert to help locate disabled or elderly people.
Arnold is 5 feet, 7 inches tall, weighs 134 pounds with a thin build. He has brown eyes and balding black and graying hair. He does not have teeth and wears glasses, chews tobacco and walks with a cane and has a pacemaker.
"We continue to search for Roger Arnold," said Investigator Chad McDonald with the Coweta County Sheriff's Office on Monday. Anyone with information should contact the sheriff's office at 770-253-1502.

More Local

Suspect in Union City Killing in Custody

The man suspected of killing a Newnan woman in Union City in early April was arrested by authorities in Atlanta Monday night. Irwin Clint Dr ... Read More


Mantracker in Coweta County this Week

Starting today and ending Thursday, public safety personnel and law enforcement officers from all over Georgia will be crowding to Coweta Co ... Read More


E-cig industry awaits looming federal regulation

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're abou ... Read More


Atlanta officials takes steps to sell civic center

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta city officials are moving toward selling a major event venue — the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Cente ... Read More


Jimmy Carter’s grandson: People have right to have Confederate battle flag on their license plate

Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter, told Chuck Todd on MSNBC Monday that people in Georgia have the right to have a ... Read More

Deal: Programs give students head start, create skilled workforce

ATLANTA, GA – Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law legislation creating work-based learning programs for Georgia high school students, whi ... Read More