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Man, 89, with cognitive impairment found after going missing from Wheat Ridge

Posted at 10:48 AM, Jun 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-19 13:10:33-04

UPDATE | 11:05 a.m. — The sheriff's office said Charles Doryland has been found safe in Commerce City.


JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — An 89-year-old man with a cognitive impairment has been missing since Thursday evening in Wheat Ridge.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Charles Doryland was last seen at 10:30 p.m. Thursday around a gas station near 38th Avenue and Kipling Street in Wheat Ridge, though he's a resident along the 10000 block of W. Bellwood Place. The 89-year-old was driving a 2019 blue Honda Civic with Colorado license plate DBH-500, according to the sheriff's office.

The sheriff’s office said Doryland has a cognitive impairment. They said he left a voicemail for a relative sounding "confused and disoriented."

The sheriff's office said he used a credit card at 4:20 a.m. Friday at a Conoco in Lakewood.

He is described as standing about 6 feet, 5 inches tall, and weighing 195 pounds. He has blue eyes, and short, gray hair. A description of his clothing was listed as “unknown.”

If you see him, call the sheriff's office at 303-271-5602 or 303-271-0211.