UPDATE: The Sheriff’s Office reported Nov. 13 that Bulgrin has been found safe.
The Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in locating a vulnerable adult.
Erwin J. Bulgrin, 71, of Newport, left his home at the River Mountain Village Assisted Living about 7:00 a.m. on Nov. 9, according to the sheriff’s office.
He was seen leaving Michael’s Café in Newport about 9:30 that morning. Authorities believe Bulgrin, who has several medical conditions, might have been trying to get a ride to one of the area casinos.
Authorities believe he was wearing a black or navy blue in color jacket and pajama bottoms. He uses a walker.
Anyone with information regarding Bulgrin’s whereabouts please contact the Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-669-3407.