UPDATE: Daniel Lucha was located at his residence safe and uninjured on early Sunday morning. Sparks Police thanks the community for their assistance.


Sparks Police Department is asking for help in locating an elderly male who is in poor health and is considered endangered.

The Sparks Police Department says 67-year-old Daniel Lucha was last seen at his residence on 675 Parlanti Ln. in Sparks at approximately 11:00 p.m. on Friday July 5. 

Sparks Police Department says it is believed he left his residence sometime before 6:30 a.m. and he is possibly wearing a navy blue long sleeve shirt, blue jeans and leather moccasin type shoes. 

Sparks Police Department says Lucha recently suffered a stroke and is in poor health. They also say he has difficulty speaking and left his home without any identification.

Sparks Police Department says the Washoe County Sheriff's Office is currently providing resources to assist in the search for Lucha.

Sparks Police Department asks if anyone has seen Lucha or believe they have located him to call Sparks Dispatch at (775)353-2231.

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