Missing Person

***UPDATE as of 5:30 p.m. on June 19, 2020***

Earl Burnette has been located.

Burnette has returned to his daughter’s residence in Palm Harbor and is safe.

***End of Update***

***Original News Release***

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
-Patrol Operations Bureau

Earl Shelton Burnette (Missing)
DOB: 09/07/1943
Address: 405 Speight Avenue, Tarboro, North Carolina
Vehicle: Silver 2013 Kia Optima NC tag #HDB4201

What:
A Silver Alert has been issued for 76-year-old Earl Burnette of North Carolina. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact local law enforcement immediately.

When:
The man was last seen at about 6:00 a.m., on Friday, June 19, 2020.

Where:
The man was last seen at his daughter’s residence located at 3797 Orchard Highland Drive, in Palm Harbor.

Why/How:
Deputies have issued a Silver Alert for 76-year-old Earl Burnette of North Carolina.

Deputies say on Friday, June 19, 2020 at about 6:00 a.m., Burnette left his daughter’s residence, located at 3797 Orchard Highland Drive, Palm Harbor, in a silver 2013 Kia Optima, bearing North Carolina tag #HDB4201.

According to deputies, Burnette’s destination was Stonecrest Golf Club located at 11560 SE 176th Place Road in Summerfield, Florida, but he never arrived.  

Burnette is described as a white male, approximately 5’11” tall, 170 lbs., with white hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue striped polo shirt and shorts.

Burnette suffers from memory issues and does not have a cellphone.

Burnette has been entered into FCIC/NCIC as a missing endangered adult. A Silver Alert has been issued.

Anyone with information on Burnette’s whereabouts is asked to contact local law enforcement immediately.

Posted by Jessica Mackesy Friday, June 19, 2020 1:13:00 PM Categories: Missing Persons

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