UPDATE: 63-Year-Old Missing From Wayland Could Be in Grand Rapids, Traverse City
UPDATE: Wayland Police say 63-year-old Ronald Jensen is still missing as of August 8, 2022. (Some reports had initially shared in error that the missing man's first name was Richard.)
Police have shared updated photographs of Jensen, saying the picture in the dark blue T-shirt is how Ronald was dressed when he left his residence Thursday, August 4. The dark blue T-shirt has "Columbia" on the back, and he was wearing brown boots. Ronald has a mustache, and may be unshaven.
The day before his disappearance, Jensen told a family member he was "tired" of the residence he was staying at in Windsor Woods trailer park in Wayland and wanted to "go back home", where his deceased parents are, in the area near Kaleva, Michigan, about 40 miles southwest of Traverse City.
Mr. Jensen has also previously stayed in homeless shelters in Grand Rapids.
Media and search and rescue teams in Grand Rapids and Traverse City have been made aware and are sharing Jensen's information.
Anyone with information on Jensen's whereabouts should report to 911.
ORIGINAL STORY AUGUST 5, 2022: Wayland Police are asking for help locating 63-year-old Ronald Jensen.
They have shared the below photo of Jensen saying he no longer has a goatee, but does have a mustache.
According to police, Jensen was last seen around 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 4, walking away from his home in the Windsor Woods trailer park.
Windsor Woods is located on West Superior Street in Wayland.
Jensen was wearing a dark blue T-shirt with “Columbia” on the back, blue jeans, and brown boots.
Jensen may be walking slowly due to an injured ankle and it's possible he is confused or lost. Police say,
He is more likely to rest on someone’s porch or table, or sit down in a garage. He is not normally one to go off into the woods.
Anyone with information on Jensen's whereabouts is asked to call 911 or Wayland Police at 269-673-3899.
This is a developing story.