Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Pinellas deputies search for disabled man last seen leaving Congressman Bill Young's office

SEMINOLE — Deputies are asking for the public to help them find a disabled man who has been missing since Tuesday, when he was last seen leaving Congressman C.W. Bill Young's office in Seminole.

Robert E. Dulin, 58, was last seen at the congressman's office at 9210 113th St. about 11 a.m. Tuesday, Pinellas sheriff's officials said.

Dulin suffers from physical and mental disabilities resulting from a car crash in which he was involved in the 1970s, according to sheriff's officials.

Dulin lives at the Pine Tree Manor Assisted Living Facility, 10476 131st St. N. An administrator there reported him missing to sheriff's deputies.

Harry Glenn, Young's chief of staff, said Dulin visited the office Tuesday and asked how he could get medical care through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, even though he was not a veteran. Young's staff members told him that he had to be a veteran to get care through the VA, Glenn said.

Dulin has a distinctive gait, walking with his elbow bent so that his arm is close to his body with one or two fingers pointed outward, authorities said. Sheriff's officials also described him as having a cranial abnormality and a false eye.

He was last seen wearing a white and blue long-sleeved plaid shirt, jeans, and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information regarding Dulin's whereabouts is asked to call the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office at (727) 582-6200.

Pinellas deputies search for disabled man last seen leaving Congressman Bill Young's office 12/07/12 [Last modified: Friday, December 7, 2012 10:50pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Mikhail Sergachev scores twice as Lightning shuts out Blue Jackets (w/ video)

    Lightning Strikes

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — The way Mikhail Sergachev celebrated his first NHL goal Thursday night, you would think he had done this for years.

    Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky, front, runs interference against Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman to get to the puck.
  2. Another suspicious death in Tampa's Seminole Heights

    Crime

    TAMPA — Police were investigating a suspicious death in southeast Seminole Heights Friday night, near the location of two fatal shootings last week.

  3. Duke tops preseason coaches' basketball poll; Gators No. 7

    College

    Duke has been tabbed the preseason No. 1 for the second straight season in the coaches' basketball poll, released Thursday.

    Florida point guard Chris Chiozza launches the shot of last season’s NCAA Tournament, a winning 3
against Wisconsin that put the Gators into the Elite Eight. Chiozza returns to lead a UF team that’s getting its share of preseason attention, including a No. 7 ranking in the coaches’ poll.
  4. Richard Spencer speaks, and Gainesville emerges weary but at peace

    News

    GAINESVILLE — Fists raised, a sea of defiant student protesters at the University of Florida relentlessly shouted down the white nationalist on stage. Richard Spencer paced, irritated, clinging to his chance to talk.

    Protesters scream at supporters of Richard Spencer after his speech at the Phillips Center at the University of Florida.  [Thursday October 19, 2017] [Photo Luis Santana | Times]
  5. Pentagon investigating troubling questions after deadly Niger ambush

    Military

    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary James N. Mattis, troubled by a lack of information two weeks after an ambush on a special operations patrol in Niger left four U.S. soldiers dead, is demanding a timeline of what is known about the attack, as a team of investigators sent to West Africa begins its work.