QUESNEL, BC: Andrew Charles Ward has been missing from his home in the Quesnel area for over a month. Given that Andrew’s disappearance is out of character, RCMP and Andrew’s family are very concerned for his safety.
Andrew Ward was last confirmed to have been seen on May 9, 2020 at approximately 7:20 p.m. **when he was at the 4 Mile Store & Coffee Shop located on the Barkerville Highway just outside of Quesnel, in the company of another individual known to him. Andrew departed the store in his grey Jeep YJ and was last believed to be headed towards the Pinnacles Road area. **Opens video to YouTube in an external tab.
Immediately upon receiving missing person’s report, RCMP in Quesnel launched an investigation and have since requested the assistance of the BC RCMP Major Crime Section (BC MCS) given the highly unusual nature of Andrew’s disappearance.
BC MCS has assumed conduct of the investigation and with the assistance of the Quesnel RCMP, the Forensic Identification Section, Air Services, Underwater Recovery teams and the Police Dog Service, have conducted extensive searches in the Quesnel area. Andrew remains missing.
Andrew’s family are very concerned for his safety and his sister has the following message: “This is not some random missing person. He is my brother, and I miss him. His family misses him. We are desperate for some resolution. If you have any information, please speak up.”
If you have information related to Andrew’s disappearance, or have any information that could assist the investigation, you are asked to contact the Quesnel RCMP at 250-992-9211. If you wish to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).