The sheriff's department said, Michael Cherpes was found, unharmed, in Ensley Township, Newaygo County after a concerned citizen saw him walking on the road after seeing him on the news. He has been safely returned home.


A 31-year-old man walked away from County Haven Adult Foster Care home on East Muskegon Street in Cedar Springs, Wednesday, Sept. 27.

Michael Scott Cherpes is believed to have left some time between 5:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. He is a white male with brown hair and brown eyes. Cherpes also has "flame" tattoos on both his forearms and is about 5'11.

Cherpes may be slower to respond and can get aggravated easily, according to a release from the Kent County Sheriff.

Anyone who sees this man is asked to contact the sheriff's office immediately at 616-632-6357.

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