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Missing Endangered Adult - Cascade Township

August 30th, 2019 9:47 am

Contact: Sgt. Joel Roon - 616.632.6106
Email: joel.roon@kentcountymi.gov
Supervisor Approval: Sgt. Lude
Case Number: 19-146065
Incident Type: Missing Endangered Adult

UPDATE 8/31/19 - As of this morning, Marta has not been located, however brief phone contact was made.  The blue Ford Mustang from the original release has been recovered.  We now believe the couple to be travelling in a white Chevrolet panel van with registration plate of CBM 0449.  If you have any information or if you see this vehicle please contact Silent Observer 616-774-2345 or Kent County Dispatch at 616-632-6100 option 1.  

CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich:  On 8/29/19 Kent County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call of a missing person, Marta Jo Hieshetter, a 65 year old white female, 5’5 tall, 140 lbs. She usually wears a black long sleeve shirt and black pants and wears glasses.  

Marta Hieshetter resides in Cascade Township but was last seen by family in Grand Rapids Township near Knapp Corners on 8/29/19 at 3:30pm.  Marta has dementia and is in treatment for cancer, and because she is without her medication her family is concerned for her safety. 

She may be with a 66 year old male subject, Frederick Stampone, who was last seen wearing khaki cargo shorts and a white golf shirt with navy horizontal stripes. They may be driving a blue mustang convertible which belongs to Marta, with Michigan registration DLA0681.

Please see attached photos. The attached photo of the vehicle is a similar vehicle, not the actual vehicle.

Please contact the Kent County Sheriff’s Office at 616-632-6100 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345 with any information.