Sacto 9-1-1
February 17, 2012
Missing developmentally disabled man found in Sacramento County

Sacramento police say that a missing developmentally disabled man has been found.

John Saechao, 30, was seen walking out of his Del Paso Heights home in the 3900 block of Dry Creek Road about 2 p.m. Thursday. The police department put out a plea for the public to help find him last night.

Police said this morning that the Sacramento Sheriff's Department had found him at Manzanita Avenue and Fair Oaks Boulevard.

A police spokesman said that Saechao was spotted by citizens who saw him in the Fair Oaks Boulevard and Manzanita Avenue area. Both citizens said he seemed to match the picture of Saechao they had seen on television.

When deputies approached him he was sitting at a bus stop and appeared to have been out all night. Saechao is new to the Sacramento area.

He told deputies that he was hungry and that his feet hurt. Medical personnel checked out his health condition as a precaution.

Deputies bought him a burrito and a bottled water. He was then re-united with his extremely appreciative family, said Sgt. Andrew Pettit, Sacramento police spokesman.

Saechao expressed an interest in becoming a police officer.

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