Missing Florida man Wesly Wachob found at The Mission shelter

Wachob had been arrested on drug charges

BAKERSFIELD - A man sought by authorities was found at the The Mission Wednesday.

The Kern County Sheriff's Office asked for help finding Wesly Wachob Jr., also known as Michael Smith.

Wachob, a Florida resident, had been arrested on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance in Lamont March 31.

He was released April 2. Wachob's car was found abandoned and his family had not heard from him since his release.

KCSO officials said he may suffer from mental health issues.

The Sheriff's Office is aware of his whereabouts and family is flying in to retrieve him.

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