Amtrak police arrest have been exploring Sunday for the retired San Francisco firefighter who was previous witnessed on an Amtrak train going to Montreal for holidays their grandchildren.
Charles "Charlie" Dowd , 69, associated with San Mateo boarded your California Zephyr train with Emeryville on Wednesday morning hours with strategies in order to switch trains inside Chicago on Friday with his route to take a look at his daughter and grandchildren inside Montreal.
His spouse and children final seen from him Thursday night time when they discussed to help his / her child around Denver, mentioned Dowd's daughter, Jennifer Dowd regarding San Mateo.
Dowd appeared to be certainly not on the educate while the item showed up throughout Chicago, even though Amtrak personnel located his or her gear and cellular throughout their sleeper car. Amtrak police identified as the actual amounts of late dialed with his / her phone to make contact with their spouse and children Friday.
Dowd evidently spoke to your conductor, who described him since disoriented, all around 5:15 a.m. Friday in Omaha, Neb., Jennifer Dowd said. That was the past time anyone described seeing him, she said.
"This is not really throughout my my dad's nature with all," the girl said. "This is really a major mystery. We're quite uneasy in relation to him."
Dowd's household was going to be able to Omaha upon Sunday to circulate missing-person flyers and assist police.
The gregarious, outgoing San Francisco native requires medication intended for sleepless lower leg syndrome which could occasionally make your ex boyfriend confused, his child said.
"He simply just acquired agreement through his health practitioner to be able to require this particular trip," the girl said. "We never, ever could include let your ex journey cross-country in the event that we notion he was in almost any danger."
Amtrak court arrest will work along with neighborhood police departments over the train route in the process while Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway police, in line with a great Amtrak spokesman.
Dowd is 5 toes 10, 175 pounds, together with dull hair in addition to random world eyes. Police ask anyone using facts to telephone (800) 331-0008.