Silver Alert Success Story: 87-Year-Old Rhode Island Man Found in Massachusetts
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.