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Silver Alert Success Story: 74 Year Old Texas Man Found in Arkansas

On November 5, 2013, a Silver Alert was issued for 74-year-old Robert Gibson. Gibson went missing in Red Oak, Texas and was later found safe 330 miles away in Warren, Arkansas.

From the news story on NBC Dallas-Fort Worth:

A Silver Alert for 74-year-old Robert Gibson was canceled Wednesday when the Red Oak man was found in Arkansas.

Red Oak police say Gibson was found Wednesday morning in Warren, Arkansas by state troopers. Arkansas State Police said he was safe and in good health.

Gibson had been reported missing by his wife on Sunday, she said he left home Friday on his way to Arlington and never returned.

Gibson suffers from dementia and high blood pressure. His wife said he did not take his mobile phone or medications with him when he left the house.

Red Oak police along with Adult Protective Services are making arraignments for his return home.


Silver Alert Success Story: 85-year-old North Carolina Woman Found in Tennessee

On November 5, 2013, a Silver Alert was issued for 85-year-old Lois McCall-Walsh. McCall-Walsh went missing in Morganton, North Carolina and was later found safe 90 miles away in Bristol, Tennessee.

From the news story in the Morganton News-Herald:

Lois McCall-Walsh, who is 85, was found Tuesday night in Bristol, Tenn.

The Silver Alert was cancelled at 10:16 p.m. at the request of the Burke County Sheriff’s Office.

She is believed to suffer from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. McCall-Walsh had apparently driven to Bristol, said Burke County Sheriff Steve Whisenant.

McCall-Walsh had last been seen traveling near the Antioch Road area of Burke County on Tuesday in 2000 white Ford Taurus. She was found safe and sound in Bristol, Whisenant said.


Silver Alert Success Story: 84-year-old Kansas Man Found in Oklahoma

On November 8, 2013, a Silver Alert was issued for 84-year-old Dorsey Brown. Brown went missing in Wichita, Kansas and was later found safe 240 miles away in Lawton, Oklahoma.

From the news story on the Wichita Eagle:

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office has canceled a Silver Alert issued in response to the disappearance of an 84-year-old Wichita man after he was found in Oklahoma.

In an e-mail Friday night, the office said that Dorsey F. Brown was located at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Lawton, Okla. He was involved in a non-injury traffic accident, and his family was on the way to Oklahoma, the office said.


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