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SPECIAL REPORT: Missing In Northern Michigan: Augustine 'Auggie' Floyd

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Nearly 7 years ago, a Suttons Bay teenager headed to Mount Pleasant for a T-Pain concert but was never seen again.

 He's one of more than 300 people listed in the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System as missing in our state.

"The last time we seen him was, he came by and told me he was going to Mt. Pleasant and then he went to Mt. Pleasant."

It would be the last time 18-year-old Augustine Floyd would say goodbye to his grandmother, Linda Holt. He left Suttons Bay to head to a T-Pain concert on the Central Michigan University campus. Linda also headed to Mt. Pleasant for another concert that same night.

"And that was the last I've seen him was that morning and that was on a Friday. And then Saturday, Sunday came around and I said, 'Well I got to go home,' and I thought he was alright, partying with his cousins and stuff."

By the time Linda returned to Suttons Bay, she knew Auggie wasn't okay.

"And then we went home and I'm going, 'Oh something's wrong,' because he's always calling me, and letting me know how he's doing, or if he's ready to come home or something, you know? And then he never called and never called. So I called the police anyway, and told them what happened, that I haven't seen him since that day and they started looking around and asking questions and everything."

After Auggie was reported missing, witnesses told police they last saw him leaving a party in this neighborhood. They say he drove away in his 1995 Cadillac DeVille.

"Word got around, they said that wherever Auggie's car is, they'll find Auggie," says Linda.

That was October of 2007, and Auggie's car, nor Auggie have been ever found. The lack of clues and abundance of rumors frustrates his family.

"We don't know what really happened or anything.  I want it to be closure, but the way it's going, I don't think there's going to be any closure. It's just so hard not to believe every bit of little things you hear because you just want to find out what the heck's going on."

Linda says she still keeps an eye out for his car, with the hopes it may provide some sort of answer.

"Somebody said there was this, all those guys in Mt. Pleasant, said they'd seen a black Cadillac with a red stripe, he had a bungee cord on the back of his trunk holding it down. Even a different color, it's not the same color or anything, just the same kind of Cadillac and I always just start thinking about him."

Odds are, someone knows what happened to Auggie that night.

"I feel like they should have some kind of guilt, I don't know. I wish somebody would come up and say, 'We know what happened to your grandson,' you know? It's just if they knew at least something, they wouldn't have to get in trouble,"says Linda.

On May 20th, Auggie would be turning 25. His family is realistic about what may have happened to him, but will continue to hold out hope that one day, they'll have the answers they've been waiting for.

"I always try to think about, and know that, he's alright wherever he is if someone did something to him. I think yeah, that would be nice seeing him come in the front door. But then here comes that other part thinking I know it's not going to happen, but I wish it would come to a closure on it and I know we're never going to forget him."