Missing 92-year-old Puyallup man found safe today

TACOMA -- The Pierce County Sheriff's Department  said a missing 92-year-old Puyallup man was found safe Thursday afternoon.

The department said Paul Olson was located by a Washington State Patrol trooper on State Route 203 just south of Monroe when he spotted a vehicle being driven erratically. When he stopped the car, he immediately recognized Olson.

The family was notified and was en route to pick him up.

Paul Olson

Paul Olson's family reported him missing Wednesday to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department.

Olson was last seen at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in his driveway on 58th Avenue East in Puyallup.

Olson's family told deputies that he usually only drives to the McDonald's Restaurant in downtown Puyallup or to the New Tacoma Cemetery in University Place. He was not found at either location.


Paul Olson's car, a dark blue 4-door 2008 Hyundai Accentwith Washington state license plate 376-YFE.