Missing Kent County Man Located in Romulus

Posted at 3:25 PM, Aug 09, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-10 00:04:11-04

Willard VerstratGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Kent County Sheriff Department says an elderly man that was missing since Thursday evening has been located.

Willard Verstrat, 87, was last seen Thursday at approximately 9:30 p.m. around Dean Lake and Knapp Street. He was last seen driving a 2006 black Hyundai four-door with Michigan registration BNH5729, with low fuel.

Deputies say relatives of Verstrat received a call from an alert citizen around 10:45 p.m. Friday in the Romulus area that Verstrat had been located at a gas station.  Although he seemed confused, A Romulus Police Department Officer made contact with Verstrat without incident.