On average, 90,000 people are missing in the USA at any given time, according to Todd Matthews from the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System, or NamUs, a national database for missing people.
The Benzie County Sheriff’s Office and the Michigan State Police are asking for assistance from the public with locating a missing female. Officials said it's not known if Adrienne Quintal is voluntarily missing or in danger.
At approximately 2:45 am, on October 18, Adrienne Quintal called a friend asking for help. Her friend called the Benzie County Sheriff's Office. Her friend to authorities that Adrienne had traveled to the area of Warren to a remote family cabin in the village of Honor. The village is about 250 miles from Detroit.
Deputies and the Michigan State Police arrived less than 15 minutes later, but there was no sign of Adrienne Quintal. They did find “evidence of possible foul play”. The Sheriff’s Office and The Michigan State Police conducted a K-9 track and ground search of the area, without success.
Adrienne left behind her personal property, including her vehicle, cellphone, and purse.
Adrienne Quintal is a 47-year-old, white female who goes by the name Ada. She has long brown hair with brown eyes. She is approximately 5’7” weighing 125lbs
Nick White, the son of Adrienne Quintal, spoke with Fox2 about the incident.
"We had state police and the dog searching all through that morning," White said. "The next day we had a search party come out. My family and I also did a search as well."
"We have a family cottage," White said. "She was doing work on the house. She was also just getting ready for hunting and hanging out and enjoying the wildlife."
Anyone with information about Quintal's whereabouts should call Benzie County Central Dispatch at (231) 882-4487 or the Michigan State Police Silent Observer at 1 (866) 774-2345.
If someone you know is missing, call 911 and report it as quickly as possible. There is no mandatory time period that you need to wait to file a missing persons report. You can also report the missing person to NamUs, which will verify the information with law enforcement and list it on the NamUs site.