Jefferson County police searching for missing man -

Jefferson County police searching for missing man

(KMOV) -- The Jefferson County Sheriff department is looking for a missing man.

The sheriff told News 4 that Chester Scherer, 53, was last seen Friday, August 7, 2009 at a party in rural Jefferson County. Scherer was driving a gray Dodge Durango with Missouri license plate number SD9-A3K. On Monday, the car was found burned out in St. Louis.

Scherer suffered from bipolar disorder but his family says he would never just take off.

Investigators say there are no arrests. The focus is now on that gray Dodge Durango and the route it took after Scherer went missing. D etectives believe the Durango traveled from Desoto along Highway Y to the Rocky Ridge area in Ste. Genevieve County early in the morning Saturday, August 8th.

Scherer is from Ste. Genevieve County.

Anyone with information related to this case, is urged to call Crimestoppers at 866-371-TIPS or the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office at 636-797-5526.

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