Silver Alert Success Story: Missing Kansas couple found in Nebraska
On March 7, 2011, a Silver Alert was issued for Raymond and Beverly Smith. The couple went missing in Topeka, Kansas, and were found safe over 400 miles away in Imperial, Nebraska.
From the news story on WIBW-TV:
IMPERIAL, Neb. (WIBW) — At approximately 12:11 a.m. Monday, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office says it was notified by Chase County Sheriff’s Office in Imperial, Neb., that Raymond and Beverly Smith were found safe.
The couple’s family has been notified and they are in touch with the Chase County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities say the Smiths are being evaluated by local health providers.
Imperial, Neb. is about six and a half hours from Topeka and 24 miles east of the Colorado border.
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office thanks the public for the numerous phone calls in assisting with the couple’s safe return.