Police arrested Notre Dame Student in investigation of fathers disappearance

Police have an investigation on their hands after a 1979 Notre Dame Graduate living in metro Detroit turned up missing and is now feared dead.

They do have a person of interest in the case and it's his own son.

Patrick Mikes, Junior, 21, a senior Pre-Med student at Notre Dame, was arraigned Wednesday on charges of credit card fraud. But that may be just the beginning in charges against him.

Only July 26, police say he used a his 16-year old brother's credit card at Great Lakes Crossing in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

Patrick Mikes, Sr., 55, hasn't been seen since he left from his home in Troy, Michigan on Friday for a bike ride.

They say he's an avid bicyclist and was last seen wearing a yellow shirt and black spandex shorts.

There was evidence of an altercation inside Mikes home, but police are not going into detail of what might have happened or if it is directly tied to the father's disappearance. Just that the scene was bloody and violent.

Patrick Jr. pleaded not guilty and his bail is set for $50,000.


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