IRC Sheriff’s Office Needs Help to Locating Missing Autistic Vero Beach Man

Douglas Wayne Pierce of Vero Beach
Douglas Wayne Pierce of Vero Beach

The Indian River County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate 40-year-old Douglas Wayne Pierce of Vero Beach. He was last seen by his family on Friday, April 29, 2022, at approximately 8:30 a.m when he left his residence at the 400 block of 7th Road SW, Vero Beach. 

Pierce, a person with high functioning autism, was last seen wearing khaki shorts and a red shirt. He is 6’ft tall, weighs approximately 180 lbs. and has brown hair and brown eyes.

It is believed that he may have gotten on the GoLine bus at Route 6, which goes to the IRC Intergenerational Recreation Center.

If you have any information about Pierce’s whereabouts, please contact the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office at (772) 569-6700.

mm
About Tina Hodges 935 Articles
Tina Hodges is a Sebastian native. After graduating from Sebastian River High School, she studied Business Management & Marketing at Indian River State College. Tina worked for Dooney & Bourke for many years before she became our VP of Sales & Marketing & Journalist. Tina joined Sebastian Daily in 2016.