The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with a missing person investigation. Rafael Chavez Gonzalez, 66 years, of the Oceano and Nipomo, CA area, was last seen on October 22, 2013, in the area of Highway 1 and Calendar Road on the Nipomo Mesa. Mr. Gonzalez is known to frequent the Oceano area and leads a transient lifestyle. He is described as 5’9”, 140 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He is missing his left arm from a previous accident.
Sheriff’s Detectives have conducted a coordinated search of the areas frequented by Mr. Gonzalez, with negative results, and are asking for the public’s assistance. Additionally, Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000.00 reward for information leading to Mr. Gonzalez being located.
If anyone has information on the whereabouts of Rafael Chavez Gonzalez, they are urged to call the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff`s Department at (805) 781-4550, or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 549 STOP (549-7867). You can also text your tip to Crime Stoppers by texting "SLOTIPS plus your message" to CRIMES (274637) or submit your tip through this website.