On April 23, 2013, a Silver Alert was issued for 57-year-old Mert Porter. Porter went missing in Lafayette, Indiana and was later found safe 175 miles away in Cincinnati, Ohio.
From the news story in the Lafayette Journal & Courier:
Fifty-seven-year-old Marsha D. Smith of Kokomo, who was the focus of a silver alert Tuesday, was found safe early Wednesday in Cincinnati.
Indiana State Police had tracked Smith to a Cincinnati bus station using her credit card transactions. Smith was reunited Wednesday with her family, police said.
On February 18, 2013, a Silver Alert was issued for 91-year-old John Charles Perry. Perry went missing in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and was later found safe 200 miles away in Arkansas.
Oklahoma City police have canceled a Silver Alert for a 91-year-old man who had been missing since Monday night. He was found in Arkansas Tuesday evening.
John Charles Perry had been missing since 6:25 p.m. Monday. Authorities say Perry does not have any known medical issues or take medications.
Shortly after a Silver Alert was issued for Perry Tuesday night, a state trooper spotted him in Arkansas. Perry was reportedly confused at that time.
Perry is now being taken care of until family members can get to Arkansas to pick him up, authorities said.
On February 2,2013, a Silver Alert was issued for Willie Hubert Wingfield. Wingfield ent missing in Tyler, Texas, found safe 350 miles away in Vermilion, Louisiana
From the news story on KLTV:
Willie Hubert Wingfield was reported missing by his girlfriend after he didn’t show up at her home when he was scheduled to. Her concern was heightened by his medical conditions: dementia and diabetes.
Mr. Wingfield was found in Vermilion, Louisiana in safe condition.