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.
California launched its Silver Alert program on January 1st. Early in the morning of January 2nd, it had achieved its first successful recovery of a missing senior.
From the San Jose Mercury News:
An 82-year-old Sacramento-area man who went missing, prompting the state’s first-ever Silver Alert, has been found.
Authorities tell the Sacramento Bee that Robert Grappi was discovered Wednesday morning after police in Nevada County conducted a vehicle stop.