Charles Duane Gustafson
North American Missing Persons Network
Charles Duane Gustafson

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Above Images: Gustafson, circa 2006

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 11, 2006 from Arlington, Carbon County, Wyoming
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: September 27, 1934
  • Age: 72
  • Height: 5'5-5'7"
  • Weight: 160 lbs
  • Hair Color: Blond/brown, graying.
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Medium complexion.
    Glasses with wire frames. 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.
  • Other: He was 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.
  • AKA: Charlie
  • Case Number: 06-002613
  • NCIC Number: M-436128137

  • Details of Disappearance
    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.
    Officials have searched on foot, on horseback and on ATVs. Officials have also been using tracking dogs and a helicopter.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Carbon County Sheriff's Department
    (307) 324-2776

    Source Information
    Star Tribune