Missing Orange County man found safe

Efrain Pacheco found walking along CR 419 in Oviedo area


OVIEDO, Fla. – Deputies have found the Orange County man reported missing earlier this week.

Efrain Pacheco, 73, was found walking along County Road 419 in the Geneva/Oviedo area late Thursday night.


Deputies said a retired Orange County deputy saw him walking down CR-419 and called Seminole County Sheriff's Office.

Pacheco had a hand injury, but was in good condition, according to SCSO.

He was reunited with his family by the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

Pacheco's family tells Local 6 Pacheco went out walking with dog and continued to walk until reaching the Oviedo area. His family believes Pacheco may suffer from memory loss.

The family also said they received a call about the dog being found this weekend and brought the dog home.

The family told Local 6 a deputy with OCSO dismissed Pacheco and took the dog to animal control. 

Orange County deputies said they will release more information on the incident later and they have no further comment.