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Investigation continues in disappearance of Michael Bolen

Issued 12:24 p.m. on April 12, 2024. Anyone with information regarding Mr. Bolen's whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Scott Willoby at the Hardin County Sheriff's Office, (419) 673-1268 Extension 1424.

The Hardin County Sheriff's Office is continuing its investigation into the disappearance of a McGuffey man, reported missing from his home. 

On Sunday March 31, the Sheriff's Office was contacted by a member of Michael Bolen's family stating that he had not been seen since the previous Friday, March 29th. Since receiving the report, an extensive investigation has been and continues to be conducted into discovering Bolen's whereabouts. 

Deputies have interviewed numerous individuals, searched various locations in and around the Bolen home, and executed a search warrant at the Bolen residence from where certain items were removed for forensic examination -- all trying to locate Mr. Bolen or information concerning his whereabouts.

The Sheriff's Office has and will continue to receive assistance from numerous law enforcement partners in the search. A search party of concerned family and friends has also conducted a search attempting to locate Mr. Bolen. 

The Sheriff's Office has been in regular contact with family members to update them concerning the ongoing investigation. 

Michael Bolen is 66 years old and described as being 5 feet 11 inches tall, with gray hair, green eyes and weighing 185 lbs. At the time of his disappearance, he is believed to have been wearing a yellow tank top shirt, dark blue zip-up sweatshirt, glasses, blue jeans, and white New Balance tennis shoes.