Infectious man missing out of Curry County

Robert J. Gutierrez , missing out of Curry County, should be considered infectious.

A man is missing out of Curry County and officials say he is considered a Missing-Endangered-Caution Person.

Robert J. Gutierrez was last seen in Clovis on Jan. 27, 2012. According to the New Mexico Department of Public Safety, Gutierrez was diagnosed with active pulmonary tuberculosis with cavitary lung disease. He should be presumed to be infectious and should be placed in airborne isolation, officials said.

He is a 45-year-old Hispanic male with brown hair and brown eyes. DPS said he is 5'8" tall and weighs 176 pounds.

If Gutierrez is seen, 911 or the Curry County Sheriff's Department (575) 769-2335 should be called.