COOS BAY — The Coos Bay Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in locating Willard Dean Canfield, 56. According to a Coos Bay police press release, Canfield was last seen Dec. 17 at Fast Mart in Coos Bay. Canfield is homeless and known to frequent Fast Mart, McKays Freshmart, Mingus Park, the Coos Bay Boardwalk, and the Coos Bay Public Library.
Canfield is known to camp in the wooded trails West of Johnson Avenue in the general vicinity of some water tanks owned and operated by the Coos Bay- North Bend Water Board. When Canfield last spoke with employees at Fast Mart, he complained that he wasn’t feeling well. Canfield’s camp site was checked, however he was not located. Canfield has blue eyes and light brown hair.
This information is being disseminated to assist the Coos Bay Police Department in contacting Canfield in order to assess his welfare. The case is not considered suspicious in nature at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Coos Bay Police Department at (541) 269-8911.