Orem Police thank public for tips after missing sex offender found

Posted at 2:55 PM, Jun 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-09 19:21:40-04

missing sex offender Michael Martinez

OREM, Utah — Police in Orem thanked the public for their help after a registered sex-offender who went missing was located by authorities.

According to Orem PD, 54-year-old Michael Martinez left the area of 700 North and 1100 West in Orem on a black mountain bike sometime Thursday around 9 a.m.

Just after 5 p.m., police confirmed Martinez had been found, and they thanked the public for their tips on the case.

Martinez is a registered sex offender who is supposed to be under 24-hour supervision.

In the comments of the original Facebook post, Orem PD stated Martinez was not staying at a secured facility.