Sheriff: Wanted Clare man considered armed, dangerous in Gladwin County

The Gladwin County Sheriff's Office is looking for 33-year-old Joel Benes. (Photo Courtesy: Gladwin County Sheriff's Office)

GLADWIN COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- The Gladwin County Sheriff is asking for the public's help locating a wanted man.

Investigators said Joel Benes, 33 of Clare, is wanted on a parole detainer and for questioning in regards to an unlawful driving away of a motor vehicle out of Isabella County.

Benes was last seen leaving a home on Thorington Drive in Sage Township in Gladwin County around 8 a.m. Wednesday, according to the sheriff.

According to investigators, Benes is considered armed and dangerous.

Benes was last seen wearing blue sweat or athletic style pants and a dark colored shirt.

He is approximately 6-foot-3-inches and 185 pounds.

The sheriff is advising everyone to avoid this area.

If you see anyone matching this description, you are asked not to approach them and to call the Gladwin County Sheriff's Office at (989) 426-9284.

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