At-risk elderly man missing for 3 days

California Highway Patrol is searching for an at-risk 80-year-old man who was last seen three days ago.

Weston Melvin Lachenmeier was seen by border patrol at 7:20 p.m. Saturday entering California at the California/Mexico border, CHP said.

Lachenmeier, who suffers from medical condition(s) and may become disoriented, was driving from Oregon to his home in Arizona. He last talked to family in Chico on Thursday.

Lachenmeier is described as a white man, 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing about 140 pounds with grey hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a dark blue shirt with a picture of Bugs Bunny on the front, khaki pants, a cooper bracelet and a silver watch.

CHP said Lachenmeier was driving a tan 1997 Ford Taurus sedan with Arizona license plate number 731FFM.

If you know Lachenmeier's whereabouts you are urged to call the Chico Police Department at 530-897-4911.


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