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Posted on: July 6, 2020

UPDATE: Missing Frederick Man Located, Unharmed


Mr. Priester has been located, unharmed.  FPD thanks and credits the attentive citizen who assisted us in closing this case.



 July 6, 2020

Frederick Police Seek Help Locating Missing Man

FREDERICK, MD – On July 5, 2020, the Frederick Police Department received a report of a missing, adult male.  The reporting person had last seen Don Edward Priester, 79, in the 300 block of Manor Court in Frederick on July 4.  Mr. Priester is a white male, about 5’08” tall and 250 lbs.  He wears glasses, and has blue eyes and short, gray hair.  Mr. Priester may be operating a gray, 2016 Yamaha scooter.

The Frederick Police Department is asking anyone with information about Mr. Priester’s whereabouts to contact us at 301-600-2102.  Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact the department by voicemail at 301-600-TIPS (8477), text message at 240-674-TIPS (8477), or by email

Case Number: 2020-053837

Incident Type: Missing Person

Investigator: Det. Anthony McPeak – 240-578-5684

Information Contact: Lt. Kirk Henneberry – 301-600-6217