Update: North Liberty police have reported that Michael Graham, a Coralville man reported missing on June 5 by family members, was found unharmed in an Omaha hotel.
Here is the full text of the department’s release on the incident:
Michael David Graham, age 37 of Coralville, who was reported missing on June 5, was located by Omaha PD and is currently with their officers. His vehicle was also located at the hotel.
The North Liberty Police Department would like to thank the media, Mr. Graham’s family members, social media sites and the individuals that called in tips and leads to locate Mr. Graham.
North Liberty Police Department was also assisted by Coralville Police Department, Iowa Missing Person’s Clearing House, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Iowa State Patrol and Omaha Police Department.
UPDATE: North Liberty Police have shared that they do NOT suspect foul play in this case.
NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa — The family of a missing Coralville man reported that he sent texts indicating he had been tied up and forced into the trunk of his car.
It was Monday, June 5 when 37-year-old Michael David Graham was reported missing, according to a statement from the City of North Liberty. Graham was working at 7 Hawkeye Drive in North Liberty when he reportedly was forced into the trunk of his 2016 Volkswagen Jetta.
The Jetta is a black, four-door with Iowa license plates “ELL 592,” the statement said.
KCRG reported that police were able to ping Graham’s cell phone at the border of Keokuk and Washington Counties around 1:15 p.m. Monday, according to a post on his wife’s Facebook. Since then, the location has been lost, leading police to believe his phone may be off.
Graham is described as a white man with brown hair and brown eyes. He stands at 5-feet, 7-inches tall and weighs about 165 pounds.
If you have information regarding the disappearance of this man, please call the Missing Person Information Clearinghouse Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation at 1-800-346-5507.