UPDATE (Feb. 8): Missing person Arthur William Adams III has been located safe and unharmed.

Howard County police are asking for the public’s help to locate a critical missing person from Elkridge.

Arthur William Adams III, 60, was last seen leaving his residence, a group home in the 6000 block of Bauman Drive, around 7 p.m. yesterday (Feb. 3) on foot.

Police, who were called just after 9 p.m., are concerned for his well-being due to the extreme cold and significant health concerns.

Officers have searched the area extensively, including the use of a drone, but have been unable to locate him.

Adams is described as a black male, six feet five inches tall and approximately 270 pounds. A description of his clothing is not available.

Anyone who sees Adams should call 911.

A photo of Adams



Note: Silver alerts can only be issued when the missing person is known to be in a vehicle, and a vehicle description and tag are known.

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