Silver Alert Success Story: North Carolina man found in Virginia
On February 28, 2011, a Silver Alert was issued for 75-year-old Jessie Jenkins. Jenkins went missing in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and was found safe 275 miles away in Hampton, Virginia.
From the news story on WFMY-TV:
Winston-Salem, NC — Winston-Salem Police have cancelled a Silver Alert for a man last seen Sunday morning.
Jessie Jenkins, 75, was last seen by his wife at their home on Walkertown Avenue in Winston-Salem around 10 a.m. Sunday.
Investigators said he left the area with some clothes he packed and several of his medications. They thought he might be heading toward Hampton, Virginia.
The alert was canceled Monday morning. Police said he was found in good health in Hampton.