Update: Missing man from Cedaredge found

By: News Desk Email
By: News Desk Email

CEDAREDGE, Colo. Update: Delta Police report, Zacharias E. McEwen, 68, of Cedaredge was found safe Thursday evening. Officials say he is now with his family.

The Delta Police Department is asking for help in finding a man from Cedaredge who has gone missing.

Around 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, the Delta Police Department received a report of a missing person.

Zacharias E. McEwen, 68, of Cedaredge, walked away from an adult day care facility near 14th and Howard Streets sometime between 3:00 and 3:30 p.m.

The report included information that McEwen suffers from Dementia and advanced Parkinson’s. He needs medication, but reports said he walked away from the facility without the medicine and with no way to provide for himself.

McEwen is 5’6” to 5’8” approximately, 140-180 pounds, has green eyes and mostly gray short hair. He was wearing blue jeans and a dark gray v-neck t-shirt.

He was last seen near 10th Street between Howard Street and Grand Avenue.

There is concern that McEwen is not able to move around or walk due to his illness and not having his medicine.

Anyone with any information on the location of McEwen is encouraged to contact the Delta Police Department at 970-874-7676 or Delta Dispatch Center 970-874-2015.


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