Search is on for Mississippi Man Missing Near Allegan Since Late April

*****Update at 4:15PM****Update at 4:15pm*****

Police say that Mr. Wright has been found safe and sound, and the search has been terminated.


The Allegan County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s help in finding a man missing for nearly 10 days now who may be in need of medical attention.

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Allegan Deputies say that last Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 their office took a complaint of a missing person by the name of Anthony Lee Wright. Wright is described as a 48-year old white man standing 5-foot-2-inches tall, weighing about 230 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes.

Wright is reportedly from Mississippi, but was last seen in the City of Allegan on Saturday, April 27th.

According to an acquaintance of Wright’s, he had been staying at the Budget Host Inn for one night in Allegan, but had nowhere to go after that and had indicated on Sunday, April 28th that he was staying in the woods.

Wright also reportedly told his acquaintance that he had fallen and hurt himself, but had never arrived at the hospital and has not been in contact with anyone since then.

Deputies are asking anyone who has seen Anthony Lee Wright, or anyone who has information regarding his location, to please contact the Allegan County Sheriff’s Office at 269.673.3899 at the earliest convenience.

His picture, as provided by the Allegan County Sheriff’s Office accompanies this story on Moody on the Market.