Elizondo had previously walked away but was located in National City two days later. Notification of Elizondo's disappearance had been sent out to all law enforcement agencies in both San Diego and Riverside Counties. However,as of July 8, 2011, Elizondo had not been located.
The San Diego County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in locating Joe Elizondo. If you have seen Elizondo or have information where he might be, please contact Detective Jeff Miller at the San Marcos Station or callthe Sheriff's Communications Center at (858) 565-5200.