Authorities in Calhoun County have activated the Major Crimes Task Force to help locate a missing man.

28-year-old Robert Jason Barroso of Battle Creek was reported missing on December 27, and the Battle Creek Police have been searching since then. The investigation intensified after his vehicle was found by Calhoun County Sheriff’s Deputies in Lee Township on Monday.

Barroso is described as a white male, standing around 5 foot 10 and 145 pounds, with long brown hair and brown eyes. He has stretched earlobes, and several tattoos on his left arm and left ankle.

If you have any information as to Barroso’s whereabouts, you are asked to contact the Police, Sheriff’s Office or Silent Observer.