UPDATE: Critical Missing Adult Located Safely in Sussex County, Virginia


Sully Police District – Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a critical missing man who suffers from dementia and other medical conditions that require medication. James “Rufus” Thompson, 78, was last seen in the 4000 block of Majestic Lane in Chantilly on Monday, September 12, at about 10 p.m. He was discovered missing this morning around 8 a.m. He is 5 feet 7 inches tall and approximately 177 pounds. He was wearing black pants, a long-sleeve multi-colored checkered shirt, and a ball-cap with “USA” on it. Mr. Thompson may be operating a tan 2006  GMC Savana van bearing Virginia registration VPJ-6172. The van has numerous military decals and bumper stickers. In addition, the van has front-end damage.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of James “Rufus” Thompson is asked to call Detective Jeremy Hinson at 571-221-8123 or the Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131 or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous.