Update: Marion County sheriff's deputies reported Friday evening that 36-year-old Kate Andres was found safe with family in another state.
Deputies said Andres' family told them they had learned where she was early Friday evening. The Marion County Sheriff's Office contacted Andres and said she was safe and in good condition.
SALEM, Ore. -- Police are hoping the public can help find a Salem mother who has gone missing and was likely despondent about financial issues.
Kate Andres, 36, was last seen at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday when she dropped her four children off at her sister-in-law's house in Tualatin. Andres told her sister-in-law she was going to the bank, but Andres never returned. The children range in age from 2-8 years.
Andres' husband, Devin, told officers from the Marion County Sheriff's Office his wife had been despondent over financial matters and that he was concerned about her mental state. The Andres family lives north of Salem in a rural area on Wheatland Road North.
Andres is described as a white female who stands 5-foot-4 and weighs 115 pounds. She has strawberry blond hair that she usually wears in a ponytail. Devin Andres said his wife dresses conservatively.
Kate Andres was last seen driving a 1999 gold Plymouth Voyager, with Oregon license: WTW 584. The van is stock, with no unusual wheels, markings or decals.
Police said they've learned Andres may have driven to the coast or the Medford area. Local law enforcement agencies have been alerted.
Anyone with information as to Andres' whereabouts should email Marion County Sheriff's Office deputy Ron Cereghino (refer: case # 12-13749) or you can call Devin Andres directly at 503-851-5824. His email address is email@example.com