Endangered Missing AdultName: Charles Duane Gustafson
Classification: Endangered Missing Adult
Alias / Nickname: Charlie
Date of Birth: 1934-09-27
Date Missing: 2006-10-11
From City/State: Arlington, WY
Missing From (Country): USA
Age at Time of Disappearance: 72
Height: 67 inches
Weight: 160 pounds
Hair Color: Blonde
Hair (Other): With brown, graying.
Eye Color: Blue
Glasses/Contacts Description: Glasses with wire frames.
Identifying Characteristics: Small surgical scar on face, crooked lower teeth, several fillings in teeth, overbite.
Clothing: Brown hooded sweatshirt, blaze orange vest, charcoal gray pants, camouflage fanny pack, blaze orange hat, carrying a Winchester 30-06 rifle with camouflage green stock and blue metal barrel with 3 X 9 scope. Charles was also carrying a map, GPS, compass, shells, lunch, water, and a knife.
Jewelry: Wedding ring and black Casio watch.
Circumstances of Disappearance: Unknown. Charles was last seen at approximately 6:55am in the Medicine Bow National Forest, eight miles south of Arlington, WY at the road junction of 111 and 129 in Carbon County, WY. He was elk hunting with family members when they separated to hunt in different directions. Charles was to return to camp that evening but never arrived. If you believe you have any information regarding this case that will be helpful in this investigation please contact:
Carbon County Sheriff's Department at (307) 324-2776
Investigative Case #: 06-002613
NCIC #: M-436128137