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A missing person alert has been issued for a Polson man

Ben J Griffing has been reported missing from Polson
Posted at 5:11 PM, Feb 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-03 19:20:18-05

MISSOULA — A Missing Endangered Person Advisory (MEPA) has been issued by the Montana Deparmtent of Justice for Ben J. Griffing.

The MEPA was issued on behalf of the Lake County Sheriff's Office.

Griffing, 62 years old, is about 6’6” tall and weights 165 pounds. He has blue eyes with brown and gray hair. Griffing drives a 1999 white Toyota Avalon with Montana personalized license plate "Giraffe."

He was last seen on January18 in Polson leaving for a skiing and winter camping trip to the Pioneer Mountains near Dillon.


The MEPA states that Griffing frequently camps and skis the Bitterroot Selway Mountains near Darby.

He was reported missing on Wednesday and there is concern for his welfare, according to the advisory.

Anyone with information about Griffing is asked to call the Lake County Sheriff’s Office at 406-883 7301 or call 911.

Ben J Griffing missing
62-year-old Ben J Griffing has been reported missing from Polson.