Odessa Police Locate Missing Person

55-year-old Jerry Bayless
55-year-old Jerry Bayless

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

UPDATE: Odessa Police have located 55-year-old Jerry Bayless. He was found sitting in a chair in the alleyway of the 2600 block of Valleybrook. Bayless will be returned to his caregivers.


ODESSA - The Odessa Police Department needs your help in locating a mentally challenged adult male who walked away from an assisted living facility in Odessa.

Police are looking for 55-year-old Jerry Bayless. Bayless walked away from the facility located at 1513 Verde after he became angry with his caregiver and left on foot between the hours of 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. Monday morning.

Bayless is a white male, 5'7' tall, 160 lbs, gray hair and blue eyes.

He is possibly wearing a black zipper sweater, blue jeans and flip flops.

Bayless has limited communication skills.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts are asked to notify the Odessa Police Department immediately.