Sheriff: 85-year-old with dementia missing from Mechanicville


By Steven Cook

Gazette Reporter

MECHANICVILLE — An 85-year-old Stillwater man — reported missing by police in Saratoga County early Tuesday morning — has been safely found in New Milford, Pennsylvania.

Saratoga County sheriff’s deputies said Joseph Mehan was found Tuesday at about 2:30 p.m.

Police had been asking for help in locating Mehan, who suffers from dementia and was last seen Sunday evening on Saratoga Avenue in Mechanicville.

Police said Mehan was observed driving a 2010 Green Toyota Camry.

According to internet computations, Milford is 167 miles from Mechanicville. It takes about two hours and 45 minutes to drive there.