On January 13, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 85-year-old Howard Laverne Scott. Scott went missing in Nowata, Oklahoma; and was later found safe 300 miles away in Monatgue County, Texas.
Nowata Police issued a Silver Alert for an elderly gentleman who was reported missing.
Officials say 85-year-old Howard Laverne Scott was last seen on a surveillance video leaving a convenience store at 5:40 p.m. Saturday.
He was driving a black Ford F-150 King Ranch truck with a tan stripe on the bottom and an old rocking chair in the bed of the truck.The tag on the vehicle is OK #GLZ-143. The truck was last seen headed southbound on Highway 169.
Scott is five-feet, eight inches tall, weighs about 178 pounds, has blue eyes and salt and pepper hair.Police say the man suffers from dementia, which has been getting worse over the past few weeks.Officers say Scott was last seen wearing blue overalls and a maroon cowboy shirt.
Nowata police say 85-year-old Howard Scott has been found safe in Texas.
On January 8, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 87-year-old John Saul. Saul went missing in Cranston, Rhode Island and was found safe 60 miles away in Bourne, Massachusetts.
From the article in the Providence Journal:
Police have canceled a Silver Alert for an 87-year-old man with dementia after he was found safe this evening in Bourne, Massachusetts, said Cranston Sgt. Brian D’Amico.
Cranston police had issued the alert for John Saul — described as 5 feet 7 inches and 145 pounds, with blue eyes — who had been seen driving home on Route 6 in Providence.
In April 2017, authorities issued a Silver Alert for Saul, who had last been seen at the Warwick Mall. He was later located in Boylston, Massachusetts.
According to the alert, Saul was driving a black Volkswagen Jetta with Rhode Island license plates LV730. He was wearing a blue jacket and a white hat.
On January 4, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 85-year-old Gervadine Bradley. Bradley went missing in West Fork, Arkansas and was found safe 130 miles away in Henryetta, Oklahoma.
From KHBS-TV News 40/29:
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said Gervadine Bradley has been located.
Officials tell 40/29 News Ms. Bradley was found with a family member in Henryetta, Okla.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said officials in Oklahoma checked on Ms. Bradley and said she is doing fine.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Silver Alert for a missing woman from West Fork.
Gervadine T. Bradley has been missing since the afternoon of Friday, December 29, 2017. She is 85 years old, is 5’4″ and weighs about 120 pounds. She has gray hair and blue eyes.
Gervadine’s family was planning to put her in a nursing home. Terry Lynn Bradley, one of her sons, may have driven her away from her home, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
Terry has not been answering his phone and the rest of the family doesn’t know where he is, according to the sheriff’s office. Gervadine takes medication and her family isn’t sure if she has it with her. She suffers from dementia.
Terry and Gervadine may be traveling in a 2001 Gold Toyota Truck with an expired tag reading 959 ONT. The truck bed may have miscellaneous items covered with tarps or blankets.