Silver Alert Success Story: 85-Year-Old South Carolina Woman Found In North Carolina
On June 7, 2019, a Silver Alert was issued for 85-year-old Jaxie Rogers. Rogers went missing in Latta, South Carolina, and was safe 40 miles away along the Lumber River in Columbus County, North Carolina.
According to the news story on WPDE-TV:
Deputies have found the 85-year-old missing Latta woman, Jaxie Rogers.
She was found in Columbus County, North Carolina, according to Captain Cliff Arnette with the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.
The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday afternoon said utility workers were in the area of the 11000 block of Old Highway 74, next to the Lumber River, when they found Rogers’ car abandoned. They called in local authorities, who confirmed the vehicle belonged to Rogers.