71-year-old woman missing from Lake Alpine campground near Bear Valley (updated)
September 26, 2016
BEAR VALLEY – Rosalyn Saxsenmeier, 71, has been missing since July 28, according to a release by the Alpine County Sheriff's Office. She was last seen at the Silver Valley Campground at Lake Alpine, which is near Bear Valley in Alpine County.
Saxsenmeier walked away from her campsite and has not returned. She suffers from a medical condition(s) and may have become disoriented, said police officials.
Saxsenmeier is a white female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is approximately 5'1" tall and weighs around 125 lbs. She was last seen wearing a yellow or blue short sleeve shirt, blue shorts and tennis shoes.
Starting on July 29, a 10-day multi-organization search was conducted through the combined efforts of the Alpine County Sheriff's Office, CalOES, numerous law enforcement agencies, search and rescue volunteers, Civil Air Patrol and the California National Guard, according to an Aug. 9 release by the sheriff's office.
"After a difficult ten days of searching and with no new developments, Alpine County Sheriff is reluctantly scaling back the search effort and has released all mutual aid resources as of August 7, 2016," reads the release. "The Alpine County Sheriff's Office will continue its investigation and will rely on their in-county resources to sustain a limited continuous search."
Any information on Saxsenmeier's whereabouts should be relayed to the Alpine County Sheriff's Office at 209-753-2232.