Missing man found safe in Ohio

GRAND BLANC TWP. — A Grand Blanc Township man reported missing Monday morning was found safe near Toledo later that day.

Clarence Shepard, 86, was en route to the Secretary of State office at Hill and Fenton roads when he went missing, according to township police.

In Oregon, Ohio, he stopped at a gas station and asked to use a woman’s cell phone to call his wife, police said. The woman stayed with him until local police arrived. — L.R.