Ely police looking for missing 37-year-old man

The man was last seen at a bait and tackle store in Ely before checking ice thickness on several area lakes.

Ely Police Department is looking for assistance in locating Michael Ray Jacobson, a 37-year-old from Ely who has been missing since Dec. 3. (Photo submitted)

The Ely Police Department is seeking public assistance in locating a missing person from the area. Michael Ray Jacobson, a 37-year-old white man, was last seen at his place of employment on Dec. 3 around 7 a.m., according to a news release shared on the police department's Facebook page.

Jacobson told his wife, over the phone, that he was going to check on the thickness of ice on several area lakes around 5 p.m. He told his wife he was on his way home and has not been heard from or seen since.

"His family is concerned for his welfare," the release read.

Jacobson is described as having short, buzzed blonde hair, a large beard, blue eyes and is around 5 feet, 6 inches tall, weighing 240 pounds. He was wearing a brown Carhartt jacket and pants, a Pantera T-shirt and Yankees baseball cap. He drives a 2008 gray Dodge Ram with the license plate ELY463.

If anyone knows of Jacobson's whereabouts, has seen him or his vehicle or has had contact with him, they are asked to contact the Ely Police Department by calling 911.

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