Silver Alert issued for missing Merrillville man

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Silver Alert issued for missing Merrillville man

George J. Jakes

MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Merrillville Police Department is investigating the disappearance of George J. Jakes, a 61 year old white male, 6 feet 0 inches tall, 300 pounds, brown hair with blue eyes, may be wearing glasses, and driving a bright green 2015 Kia Soul with IL plate S830770.

George is missing from Merrillville, Indiana which is 142 miles northwest of Indianapolis and was last seen on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 7:00 pm. He is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance.

If you have any information on George J. Jakes, contact the Merrillville Police Department at 219-660-0028 or 911.