Police: Missing grandma and granddaughter may be headed to Honduras

Posted at 5:53 PM, Feb 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-19 06:13:40-05

WYOMING, Mich.  — The Wyoming Department of Public Safety says a maternal grandmother and her granddaughter have been missing since Saturday night and they believe the grandmother is attempting to take the girl to Honduras.

The woman, identified by police as 39-year-old Ingrid Yamileth Romeros-Baquendano, took her 5-year-old granddaughter to dinner on Saturday night, and police say they never returned home.

According to a DPS news release, "It is possible they were in a blue Acura four-door, more than 10 years old, with unpainted bondo on the rear...".

Police say Romeros-Baquendano is described as Hispanic, 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighing about 150 pounds with shoulder-length blonde hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a brown sweater, blue jeans and brown boots.

The child is Gaudy Rodriguez-Romero, who Wyoming Police say is Hispanic, about 40 pounds with an unknown height. She has short brown hair and brown eyes. Police say she was last seen wearing a white sweater, a white T-shirt, red pants and white tennis shoes.

The two were last seen near 36th Street and Milan Avenue. No vehicle description was available as of late Monday afternoon.

Police originally responded to a report of a "family situation".

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to contact Wyoming police at 616-530-7309 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.