Police seek missing person in Alger County

ALGER COUNTY — The Michigan State Police from the Negaunee Post are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing person from Alger County.

Troopers say John Michael Hongisto, 69, of Christmas was last seen leaving his home Tuesday, October 21 at 1:30 p.m. He is white, stands 5’8″ tall, weighs 190lbs, and has blue eyes and grey hair. ford shortbox

It is not known where he was going, but he is an avid outdoors-man.

Hongisto was driving his 2001 red Ford short-box pickup with a white box capper, similar to the picture seen here.  His license plate is BBU9456.

Police ask that anyone who has seen Hongisto or his vehicle to contact the MSP Negaunee Post at (906) 475-9922.