Possible evidence found in missing Chelsea Bruck case

Chelsea Bruck disappeared after a Halloween party back in October - while police and volunteers have been searching for her ever since.

Bruck, 22, is still missing, but recently investigators have uncovered items that may hold some new clues.

On Monday in Flat Rock helicopters hovered overhead for a good portion of the day searching for clues in the disappearance of Bruck.

Her story and her family's struggle has touched so many.

"I can't imagine standing in her mother's shoes," said Michele Wilson, one of the volunteer searchers. "Her sister just got married. There's been Easter, Thanksgiving, those are family times."

Investigators have been following up on countless tips since Bruck vanished in late October. Another one over the weekend led them to Peters and Vreeland roads where a possible piece of her clothing was found.

"An area like this is remote," said Curtis Jordan, who lives nearby. "It would be hard for just anyone to discover it if they don't live around here."

Chelsea was last seen at a Halloween party in Frenchtown Township. She was dressed as the comic character Poison Ivy. The piece believed to be part of that costume will be tested for a DNA match.

"It's scary, it's scary that someone out here might be doing something like that," Andrews said. "There's lots of kids that live in these parks."

During Monday's effort volunteer searchers came across a plastic leaf that they feared could be part of a possible crime scene. The area it was discovered is about 15 minutes away by car from Frenchtown Township.

FOX 2 has been told investigators do not think it is related. Meanwhile Moolah, a cadaver dog from Toledo was brought in to help the search with her well-trained nose.

"I've obtained a live scent of Chelsea from her family," said Colleen Klocke from Klocke's Canine.  "I have that live scent. I want to run my dog to see if she picks up anything and we will go from here."

Investigators have followed up on hundred of tips and they want those tips to keep coming in. Police say you never know if that one call will end up solving this.

There is a $30,000 reward being offered in the case.
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