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Missing Fort Myers man located by deputies

Posted at 3:21 PM, May 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-26 19:37:27-04

UPDATE: Thomas Bestonso has been located and is safe


FORT MYERS, Fla. --- The Lee County Sheriff's Office are searching for a missing 75-year-old Fort Myers man.

According to LCSO press release, Thomas "Tom" Bestonso was last seen at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, leaving his home on Lazy Lane in a silver Ford F150 pickup (Florida tag EGII48). The car has a dealership logo/decal from Sawgrass Ford. 

Bestonso was last seen wearing a black short-sleeve polo with gray strips, blue jeans and deck shoes. He is described as having white hair, hazel eyes and is about 6'0" tall and wears silver-rimmed glasses. 

Deputies say Bestonso may be confused and can potentially become aggressive and should not be approached. 

Should anyone have information on the whereabouts of Thomas Bestonso, please call the Lee County Sheriff's Office immediately at (239) 477-1000.