Missing Big Rapids Man Could be in West Michigan - Feb 14th, 2013 - Local
Police agencies throughout West Michigan are searching for a missing Big Rapids man. 49-year old Fred Byrne was last seen Tuesday afternoon after dropping off his son at Hope College in Holland. He was expected back but has not been seen. He reportedly told his mother that he planned a stop at the Rivertown Mall in Grandville to pick up a Valentines gift for his wife. Byrne stands 6-3 and weighs 290 pounds. He was driving a 2005, silver Chevy Malibu with a Michigan license plate BSY 0298.