Camper Scott Burke missing in the Western Colorado desert

Posted at 1:43 PM, Sep 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-26 17:44:51-04

MESA COUNTY, Colo. -- A man from Northern Colorado is missing in the desert of Western Colorado.

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office said Scott Burke, 43, of Craig, went camping last Friday near De Beque, but didn't return Saturday, as expected.

"Burke could be anywhere in the desert from 16 Road to De Beque," the Mesa County Sheriff's Office wrote on its website. "He was looking to go camping either in the North Desert or the Bookcliff area west of De Beque. "

Burke is 43 years old, 5'11" and weighs 175  pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes.

Investigators said he may be driving in a white and blue Bronco like the one pictured above, however his has bigger tires and a cattle guard on the front.

If you see him, call the Sheriff's Office at (970) 242-6707.


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