Thursday, June 7, 2012

Missing Person

UPDATE:     Mr. Gentile has returned home safely.

Mr. Gentile has brain cancer, suffers from dementia, and has a history seizures.  Since his most recent seizure two weeks ago he has been very confused and says things that do not make sense.  Mr. Gentile should not be driving but on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 he found his wife’s keys (she had been hiding them) and left at 11 am 

He does not have a cell phone and we are currently tracking him using his credit card records.  His card has been used in Harrison, Mi, Port Austin, Mi, Roseville, Mi, and most recently at a Speedway in Toledo, Oh at 4:43 am on 6/7/12.  Mr. Gentile is heavily medicated, however, he has not had his medication since 6/6/12.  

Mr. Gentile does have family that lives in Oswego, New York and he may be heading that way via the Ohio and Pennsylvania turnpike. 
Gentile’s Description:
Full Name:  Michael Thomas Gentile
Race/Gender:  White Male
DOB:  1/8/1956
Height:  5’6”
Weight:  165 lbs
Scars and Tattoos:  Tattoos on both arms and one on the chest.  He also has a large scar with large dimples on his head from brain surgery.
Clothing:  Grey shorts, tennis shoes, and a t-shirt (unknown color)

This is not an actual photo of the vehicle, it is only used to illustrate what the vehicle may look like

Vehicle Description:
Make:  Ford
Model:  Escort
Year:  1998
Michigan Registration: BRT7077
Markings:  The vehicle has a Central Michigan University sticker and a University of Alabama sticker on the back.

If you see Mr. Gentile please contact Detective Rick Grillo at (517) 853-4800.

Please help us identify this man

The Meridian Township Police Department is seeking help from the public in identifying the man pictured below.  He is a person of interest ...