Man missing from Wyoming; found safe Friday evening

Posted at 1:56 PM, Mar 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-24 19:48:08-04

Jose Sanchez – From Wyoming PD

WYOMING, Mich. – Police say a missing man reported earlier had been found safe.

Jose Sanchez, 75, was last seen by family members at about 9:00am Thursday. Family members say he left his home in the 1400 block of Rathbone SW to go to work.  His employer says that he never arrived.

Sanchez was spotted early Friday morning at the Shell gas station in Portage, on Portage Road and I-94. People who saw him describe him as being disoriented or possibly intoxicated. Sanchez left the gas station heading towards I-94 before police arrived.

Sanchez is said to be suffering from early stages of dementia.  He is hispanic, about 5’8″ tall and 210lbs., with brown eyes and black hair.  He is driving a blue 2001 Chevy Trailblazer with MI license 6JRY97.