(STURGIS) – The St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department is searching for a missing woman.
Authorities say 29 year old Kayla Gates-Vaillancourt has been missing since September 18. Vaillancourt was last seen driving a vehicle that she borrowed from a friend, but never returned it. The vehicle is a red Blazer with Michigan license plate number DFN9178. There is a cover on the hitch that says “It's 5 O'clock somewhere”.
Vaillancourt is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 115 pounds with a thin build. She has blue eyes and naturally brown hair, but she sometimes dyes it different colors.
She is a diabetic and has been without her medication since she went missing.
Vaillancourt may be in Sturgis, but could also be in the Coldwater, Bronson, Union City, Kalamazoo, Battle Creek or LaGrange and Howe areas.
If anyone has information on Vaillancourt's location or condition, they are asked to contact the St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department at 269-467-9045.