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Concern for Missing Derwood Man with Alzheimer's (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Thursday, March 5, 2020

Update: 3/5/20 - Howard Doyle Mayfield was located safe and unharmed by 6th District patrol officers and search manager officers. Thank you for sharing!

The Montgomery County Department of Police is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Derwood man who has Alzheimer’s.



Howard Doyle Mayfield, age 76, was last seen at his Bowie Mill Road residence at approximately 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4.  Mayfield does not have access to a vehicle and left his home on foot.

Mayfield is described as approximately 5’8? tall, weighs approximately 165 pounds, and has brown eyes and short gray hair.   He has a short gray beard.  Mayfield may be wearing glasses.  He was last seen wearing black jeans, a multi-color sweater (green, gray, and white), white shoes, and a black hat.

Mayfield used to work in the L'Enfant Plaza area of Washington, D.C., and may be attempting to travel there.  Mayfield frequents McDonald's.  He is familiar with public transportation.

Anyone with information regarding Howard Doyle Mayfield's whereabouts is asked to call the Police Department at 301-279-8000 (24/7 phone line).

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Release ID: 20-102
Media Contact: Rebecca Innocenti 
Categories: missing-person