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Silver Alert canceled

Post Date:02/05/2019 10:25 PM

Baker_Douglas2UPDATE 2/6: Douglas Bruce Baker of Venice returned home safely at 2:15 a.m. this morning. The Silver Alert was canceled and he is home safe with his family.


The Venice Police Department is currently in need of the public’s assistance in locating a missing endangered adult male.
Douglas Bruce Baker, a 69-year-old white male, was last seen today, Feb. 5, at 6 p.m. He was last seen leaving his residence in the 200 block of Inner Drive East, Venice, driving a red 2018 Hyundai Elantra with Florida tag #726RPU.
Douglas is described as 6’1” tall, 245 pounds, is balding and wears glasses. He was last seen wearing an unknown color T-shirt and blue jeans. Mr. Baker’s cell phone was last traced to the area of Fort Myers.
VPD investigators are working to narrow the search. If you have any information or locate Mr. Baker, please call 911 in reference to Venice Police Department case #19-27.