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Published December 13, 2010, 12:28 PM

Marshall County Sheriff Says Alcohol Might Be Involved In Missing Crookston Man Case

The Marshall County Sheriff said a missing Crookston man had been drinking the night he disappeared. Roy Gustofson, 50, of Crookston was last seen at a home in a trailer park west of town Alvarado between 6:00 and 10:00 pm

The Marshall County Sheriff said a missing Crookston man had been drinking the night he disappeared.

Roy V. Gustofson, 50, of Crookston was last seen at a home in a trailer park west of town Alvarado between 6:00 and 10:00 pm.

Sheriff John Novaceak believes alcohol may have been a factor in Gustofson's disappearance on December 10th.

He was last seen wearing a black/brown jacket, blue jeans and sneakers. He is 5'11, 165 lbs and has brown hair and hazel eyes.

Searches are being done by the Marshall County Sheriff's Office, the Crookston Police Department, US Border Patrol and Alvarado Fire and Rescue. So far, nothing has been found.

Novaceak said the Marshall County Mounted Posse will continue searching on foot on December 14th.

Novaceak cites the weather as a big issue, with Sunday night's temperatures dipping -20 degrees below zero.

If anyone has any information about Gustofson contact the Marshall County Sheriff's Office at (218) 745.5411 or that Crookston Police Department at (218) 281.3111.

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