Description, clothing, tattoos, other identifying markings: Possibly a blue sweater or flannel shirt, light brown dress pants or blue slacks, reddish-brown dress shoes and a sterling silver ring that said "DAD" on his left hand.
Medical Conditions Gauthier suffers from dementia and needs medication which he does not have with him.
Other characteristics: Native American male. Gray hair, brown eyes. Gauthier's nickname is Smokey. He has a scar on his nose above his nostrils, and a scar on his abdomen.
Details at time of disappearance: Gauthier was last seen in Richmond Township, Michigan on March 27, 2001. He was a resident at the Richmond Residential Care Facility. He wandered away from the facility sometime between 4:00 and 7:00 a.m. and never returned.
Gauthier was seen walking along M-35 near the Empire Iron Mine after he left the residential facility. Authorities believe he may have been picked up by a passing motorist shoe prints in the snow by the road ended next to a set of fresh tire tracks. He has never been heard from again and his case remains unsolved.
Other case information
Agency in charge: Michigan State Police
Other information: NamUs
Charles Gauthier's Missing-Person Web site
The Mining Journal
Psychic detective links:
Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated September 2, 2018