A former member of the Harlem Globetrotters has gone missing while driving from Southern California to Seattle, police say.
Rico Omarr Harris, 37, disappeared while driving from Alhambra, Calif., where his mother lives, to Seattle. Now family members are asking for the public’s help in finding him.
According to the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office, one of their deputies found a black Nissan sedan on Monday, October 13th. It was parked at the Yolo County Regional Parks Lower Site near Rumsey. Nobody was in the immediate vicinity of the car.
The following day, the same deputy saw the car in the same place. He checked the car’s registration and learned it belonged to Harris. The deputy checked with the Alhambra Police Department, and the agencies learned of Harris’ plans to live with his girlfriend in Seattle. Harris’ mother in Alhambra said she last heard from him at 9:30 a.m. Friday morning; his girlfriend last spoke with him at 10:45 a.m. the same day.
Deputies have done ground searches throughout the surrounding area where they found his car. Police are currently searching for Harris between Lower Site and Camp Haswell.
The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who may have seen Harris in the area between last Friday and today to call (530) 668-5280 with information. Harris is described as an African American male, 6’9″ tall and weighs around 280 lbs.