NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in finding a man and a woman in two separate missing person cases.
Because of physical and mental health issues, both individuals could be in danger, according to a press release.
NCSO deputies were dispatched to the Douglass area around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. A family member told them that Alan David Schwiem, 61, had been missing from his home for 24 hours. According to the press release, Schwiem left his house in Douglass shortly before 6 p.m. on Tuesday to go to the dollar store in Alto, and he has not been heard from since that time.
Schwiem is 6 feet tall, weighs about 200 pounds, and has light brown hair. He was last seen blue jeans and a shirt.
"Schwiem was last seen driving a 1992 blue and silver Chevrolet pickup truck with license plate number GWT-9002," the press release stated. "The truck could also possible display license plate number Y1D-248 that is an older plate number assigned to the truck."
Schwiem, who is a diabetic, has not had any medication since Tuesday, the press release stated.
In the second missing person case, the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office is trying to find Noemi Sanchez, a 33-year-old woman who was reported missing on March 21.
The investigation revealed that Sanchez bought a bus ticket to Del Rio on March 10. NCSO investigators have identified the person in Del Rio she may have gone to visit. However, Sanchez has not been seen or heard from since March 10.
Sanchez is described as being 5-foot-6 inches tall and about 124 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a pink sweater and blue jeans.
"The Sheriff Office is concerned for Noemi Saenz welfare due to her mental capabilities and her medical condition," the press release stated.
The press release stated that Sanchez is also a diabetic, and she sometimes deals with depression.
Anyone with any information on Alan Schwiem or Noemi Saenz is asked to contact the Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office at (936) 560-7777.