Missing Palm City resident Jose Navarrete, 82, found safe in Chula Vista

Man has Alzheimer's disease, last seen Thursday

SAN DIEGO - An 82-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease who was reported missing Thursday was found safe Friday afternoon, San Diego police said.

Jose Navarrete left his home in the 1200 block of Caminito Cita in Palm City, adjacent to Imperial Beach, around 1 p.m. Thursday to walk to his brother's residence in the Nestor neighborhood. He makes the trek on a daily basis, police said, but this time failed to arrive.

At about 3 p.m., San Diego police told 10News Navarrete was spotted at a Starbucks store in Chula Vista.

He was taken back to his family.

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