CROCKETT, Texas (KTRE) - UPDATE: Early Friday, Crockett police searched 79-year-old Faye Lynn Paul’s home for evidence and clues.
“A lot of things were not adding up,” said Crockett Chief of Police Clayton Smith. “Once we executed that search warrant, we quickly realized at this point that we were dealing with a possible crime scene.”
Paul’s neighbors expressed great concern about her disappearance.
“We’re all worried about Mrs. Paul. Bless her heart, she just did not bother anybody. She is just a little old lady on this street,” said longtime neighbor Martha Russell. “Someone come forward please if you have any information."
Family members told police they have not heard from Paul since February 7th. Police obtained surveillance video of her car leaving a gas station on February 12th. She was last seen with her nephew, David Denson.
“We have an idea of when it left and we’re going to try to track that to get a direction of travel, so we will know what direction we’re going in,” Smith said.
Smith said that David Denson and Jeremiah Metland are both persons of interest in this case.
The Crockett Police Department is being assisted by multiple state and local agencies.
“Moving forward in the search for Faye Lynn Paul, we just ask that people keep her in their prayers as well as the family,” Smith said.
Officials are also looking for a 2015 gray Chevy Impala. Texas license plate number: FHZ-6974. If you have seen this car or have any information on Paul’s whereabouts, you are asked to contact the Crockett Police Department.
According to a news release, she is a white female with gray hair and blue eyes. Paul is 5′2″ and weighs about 135 pounds.
When Paul was last seen, she was wearing a pink and white floral hat, a white cardigan, blue jeans, and white shoes. She was also carrying a pink and orange purse.
A Silver Alert has been issued for Paul.
Faye Lynn Paul, 79, who may also use the surname Weisinger, was last seen on Wednesday, Feb. 12 in Crockett.
Paul has ties to the Houston County area, as well as Louisiana and Mississippi, according to police.
At 9:40 a.m., police confirmed they are serving a search warrant at the woman’s home. Authorities are now referring to Paul’s house as a crime scene.
Crockett PD is working with the Texas Rangers and the Houston County District Attorney’s Office on this case.
Anyone with information on their whereabouts should contact the Crockett Police Department at (936) 544-2021.