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October 11, 2018

Silver Alert Success Story: Oklahoma Man Found In Texas

by silveralertbill

On October 4, 2018, a Silver Alert issued for George Burlingame, Jr. Burlingame went missing on a trip from Biloxi, Mississippi to Altus, Oklahoma, and was found safe in Denton, Texas, 200 miles away from Altus.

According to the news story on KOKH-TV:

Update: Mr. Burlingame has been located in Denton, Texas and family members are on the way to him.


A Silver Alert has been issued for an Oklahoma man, who was on his way home from Biloxi, Mississippi, to Altus, Oklahoma.

Police say the alert is for George Burlingame Jr. The man was supposed to arrive in Altus at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, but he stated to a friend he was in Ardmore, Oklahoma, at 2:30 a.m., Friday.

The man said he was “very tired and confused.”

Police in Irving, Texas, made contact with Burlingame at approximately 3:48 a.m. on Friday during a traffic stop. Burlingame was traveling the wrong direction to get home.

He hasn’t been heard from since the traffic stop.

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