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Gold Alert Issued for Ocean View Man


Incident Number: 50-21-17418

Date/Time:  Thursday, June 17th, 2021 at 6:48 p.m.

Location: See narrative

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department is issuing a Gold Alert for a 45-year-old Ocean View man.  Jason Laplaca was escaped from Dover Behavorial Health after being committed for a condition that poses a threat to his safety if not monitored and treated properly. Laplaca was last seen wearing blue scrub pants and an orange shirt, but he may be wearing khaki pants and a white shirt.  He is 5’9″, approximately 300 pounds, with brown eyes, bald head, and short beard.  

If you have any information on Laplaca’s whereabouts, please call 302-736-7111.

Jason Leplaca