UPDATE: A friend of Gagatko's notified the Sheriff's Office at about 6:40 a.m. Monday to report she'd been in contact with the missing woman. Just after 7 a.m. a Deputy located her and confirmed she is alive and well.
BEND, OR -- The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding a 43-year-old Bend woman who hasn’t been seen since leaving work Thursday night. Katrina Gagatko was reported missing Saturday, after she missed her next shift at Mt. Bachelor Assisted Living. According to her roommate, Gagatko left work at 10 p.m. and said she was going to meet a friend in Sisters. She has since turned off her cell phone.
Gagatko is white, 5’3”, about 150 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes, and may be wearing a black zip-up jacket, blue polo shirt, black scrub-style pants and blue Nike shoes. She was last seen driving her 1988 GMC single-cab Sonoma pickup (pictured); it’s black with red pin striping, and equipped with a black roll bar and flood lights.
Anyone with information is asked to call non-emergency dispatch at 541-693-6911.