UPDATE: The Wisconsin Crime Alert Network has issued an update stating that this person has been located.
POLK COUNTY -- the Polk County Sheriff's Office has issued a Missing Alert For Krystamarie Ilizabeth Welch, DOB 8-23-2000.
Welch was reportedly last seen at a residence in rural Frederic during the early morning hours of May 7th, 2023.
According to her boyfriend, Welch was contacted by an unknown person who stated that her niece was injured, was in trouble and was at a local hospital. Welch gathered two luggage bags and was observed getting into an unknown vehicle. LE has since determined that Welch's niece was not injured and/or in distress. Since leaving, Welch has not returned to her residence and has not had any known contact with family or friends. Her phone has been turned off/is off and her whereabouts are currently unknown. Welch is stated to have ties to eastern Wisconsin (Green Bay), Oshkosh WI and also the State of Maine.
Welch has a history of mental illness, to include being diagnosed as bi-polar and multiple personality disorder. She is no longer taking her mental health-related medications. Welch has been entered into NCIC as a missing person.
Welch is described as being 5'0" tall, weighing 145 pounds with hazel eyes and brown hair.
At the time she was last seen, Welch's hair had blonde tips. Welch was last seen wearing a light gray hooded sweatshirt with the words “Pro Lawn” on it, camouflage leggings and black shoes. Welch wears glasses. Additional identifying characteristics include a c section scar on her abdomen after giving birth to a child in September of 2022 and a “wolf paw” tattoo on the outside of her right bicep. Additionally, when she was last seen Welch was wearing a silver ring on her left-hand ring finger.
If located, contact your local law enforcement agency and/or the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
Given her connection to Eastern Wisconsin and unknown direction or travel a statewide broadcast has been requested.