Purple Alert

Update as of 1:25 p.m. on December 29, 2022

Antonio Emiris was located..

The Purple Alert has been cancelled.


Original News Release: 

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
- Patrol Operations Bureau

Antonio G. Emiris (Missing)
DOB: 03/25/1951
Address: 1029 Idlewild Drive South, Dunedin
Vehicle: 2006 Silver Ford Freestar van (FL Tag 0996VX)

PINELLAS COUNTY – On Wednesday, December 28, 2022, deputies assigned to the Patrol Operations Bureau issued a Purple Alert for 71-year-old Antonio Emiris.

According to deputies, Emiris was last seen leaving his residence located at 1029 Idlewild Drive South in Dunedin, at approximately 5:00 a.m. on December 28, 2022.

Emiris is believed to be driving a 2006 Silver Ford Freestar van, bearing Florida tag 0996VX. 

He is described as a while male, 5’07” tall and medium build. It is unknown what he was last wearing.

Emiris has been entered into FCIC/NCIC as a Missing/Endangered Adult. If you have any information on Emiris’ whereabouts, you are asked to notify law enforcement immediately.

Below is a stock photo of the vehicle he is driving and a photo of Emiris.

For more information on the Florida Purple Alert Plan, please visit: https://www.fdle.state.fl.us/PurpleAlerts/Purple-Alert-Plan.aspx


Posted by Amanda Sinni Thursday, December 29, 2022 8:56:00 AM Categories: Missing Persons

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