Police seeking missing couple from California | VailDaily.com

Police seeking missing couple from California

Police are searching for Byron Winston, who left an Eagle convenience store early Saturday headed for Iowa. Police say he became disoriented and they're not sure which way he and his wife went. Winston is described 6-feet tall and weighing 250 pounds. They were driivng a beige Cadillac.
Vail Police Department |

EAGLE — A 78-year old California man left a convenience store early this morning, and has not been heard from since.

Police are searching for Byron Winston and his wife, Geraldine. At 6:40 a.m. Saturday, they stopped at a Loaf-n-Jug in Eagle as they were driving from California to Iowa. Byron Winston suffers from dementia and when he became disoriented his wife flagged down a police officer.

Byron Winston was cleared by paramedics and the couple went on their way.

The problem is that police don’t know which way they went.

They do know that Byron Winston is driving a beige Cadillac with plates that read HUG-HII.

Byron Winston is 6 feet tall and weighs around 250 pounds, according to the Vail Police Department.

Anyone with information is asked to call Eagle County’s dispatch center at 970-479-2201, or the Colorado Bureau of Investigation at 303-239-4211.

Staff Writer Randy Wyrick can be reached at 970-748-2935 and rwyrick@vaildaily.com.

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