UPDATE: Makaileigh has been found and is safe.


The Portage Department of Public Safety is asking for the public's help in locating a missing 14 year old that may be without her needed medication.

Makaileigh Jo Soltis was last seen when she was going to bed at 10:00 p.m. Thursday September 12th. When her mother went to check on her at 9:00 a.m. the following morning, she was gone and has not been seen or heard from since.

14 year old Makaileigh is 5 feet and 1 inch tall, weighs about 130 pounds, has shoulder length red/orange hair, brown plastic glasses and a birthmark on her neck. Authorities say she takes several medications and may not have it with her.

Anyone who sees Makaileigh or knows where she may be is asked to call the Portage Department of Public Safety at 269-329-4567 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.

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