Shelby Township police searching for missing teen

By: Kara Szymanski | Shelby - Utica News | Published November 17, 2020




SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Police Department is looking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing teen who was last seen in the Shelby Township/Romeo area.

Shelby Township police said they are looking for a teen named Owen Bouchard, 15, who was last seen by family Nov. 10 at the Dairy Queen in Romeo. 

He reportedly has not been seen since, and he has not been home for almost a month. He could possibly be endangered, police said.

According to police, Bouchard left his residence at approximately 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 on his bicycle, an orange mountain bike, after having a disagreement with a family member. 

When he left home, according to police, he was wearing a white hat, a black zip-up hoodie, blue jeans and a white backpack. Bouchard is 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 155 pounds.

Shelby Township Police Detective Lt. Patrick Barnard said that since leaving home, Bouchard has had contact with family, but it is unknown where he is at this time.

“He does have his cellphone with him. He has since made contact with family members and several friends. We are still looking for him. If anyone comes across Owen or knows where he is, they can report the tip to our CrimeWatch page at Tips can be made anonymously,” Barnard said via email.

Police are asking anyone with information or who might have seen Bouchard to call the department right away at (586) 731-2121.