Silver Alert Success Story: 76-year-old Oklahoma woman found safe in Arkansas
On September 19, 2011, a Silver Alert was issued for 76-year-old Mary Copeland. Copeland went missing in Kingfisher, Oklahoma and was later found safe 250 miles away in Springdale, Arkansas.
From the Enid News:
ENID — A 76-year-old Kingfisher woman reported missing after failing to show up at a doctor’s appointment in Oklahoma City has been found in Arkansas.
Kingfisher Police Chief Dennis Baker said Mary Copeland was found in Springdale, Ark., by Arkansas Highway Patrol.
Baker said Copeland was found on the interstate after having run out of gas. Troopers notified officials in Oklahoma about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, who then contacted Copeland’s family.
“She was safe and uninjured,” Baker said.