UPDATE: Russel Ulrey, reported as missing on April 28, was located in the Rudyard area on May 1.
His rental vehicle was located last week but there was no sign of Ulrey. Ulrey became lost in the wooded area around Rudyard and found shelter in a deer blind. He was located alive and well, authorities in Lake Bluff, Illinios, where Ulrey is from, were notified.
ORIGINAL STORY: Troopers from the Sault Ste. Marie Post are assisting the Lake Bluff Police Dept (Illinois) with a voluntarily missing adult.
The missing person is Russell J Ulrey, 45 years old, from Lake Bluff. Ulrey is believed to have rented a vehicle which was located abandoned in the Rudyard area over the past few days. Ulrey was last seen wearing a knit cap, baggy pants, and have an orange messenger bag on him.
He also may be on a blue metallic bicycle in the area. He had made statements about doing a Lake Superior Circle tour.
His family does not believe he is suicidal or a harm to others. Ulrey is diagnosed as bipolar and has not been taking his medications.
If you have any information about Ulrey’s whereabouts please contact the MSP Sault Ste. Marie Post or the Lake Bluff Police Dept at (847)234-2153.