CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP — An elderly Crystal man reported missing Tuesday was located later that evening by police in Saginaw County.
According to Undersheriff Mark Bellinger of the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office, the man, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, drove away from his home unannounced. It had been some time since he had last operated a motor vehicle.
Montcalm Central Dispatch sent out a missing/endangered person notice to police departments in surrounding areas.
After being located in Saginaw County, the man was taken to Covenant Hospital for evaluation.