NEWPORT, Wash. - The Pend Oreille County Sheriff's Office reports a missing vulnerable adult was found safe.
71-year-old Erwin J. Bulgrin left his home at the River Mountain Village Assisted Living home in Newport, Wash. the morning of Friday, November 9.
Later that morning, Bulgrin was seen leaving Michael's Café in Newport at approximately 9:30 AM. It is believed Bulgrin might have been attempting to get a ride to one of the local area casinos.
Bulgrin has several medical conditions and was considered a vulnerable adult.
On November 11, Bulgrin contacted authorities and provided information regarding his whereabouts. Deputies confirmed he was safe and passed the information to his caregivers in Newport.