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Posts from the ‘Silver Alert Success Stories’ Category

16
Aug

Silver Alert Success Story: 71-Year-Old Louisiana Man Found in Texas

August 13, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 71-year-old Albert Terito.  Terito was reported missing from Baton Rouge and was found over 400 miles away in Luling, Texas.

From the story on 9 WAFB:

Louisiana State Police has canceled a Silver Alert after a missing Baton Rouge man was found in Texas.

Troopers reported Albert Terito, 71, was located in Luling, TX, Tuesday night.

Terito was reported missing to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office on Monday, August 13. He had last been seen on Sunday at noon near East Ardenwood Drive in Baton Rouge.

Family members said Terito was incoherent when he last spoke with them around 9 a.m. Monday. The number he was calling from was listed as Love’s Truck Stop near Beaumont, TX.

Family members added Terito suffers from several medical conditions requiring daily medication. They also said he left home without any of his medications and that his judgment may have been impaired because of it.

26
Jul

Silver Alert Success Story: 82-Year-Old South Carolina Man Found in North Carolina

July 23, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 82-year-old William Jones.  Jones was reported missing from Greenville County, South Carolina and was found over 220 miles away in Orange County, South Carolina.

From the story on 7 News WSPA:

GREENVILLE Co., SC (WSPA) – An 82-year-old Greenville man reported missing was found safe Tuesday afternoon at a weigh station in North Carolina.

William Jones is now home with family. Just hours before he was located, loved ones gathered to pray for his safe return.

His grandson, Patrick Jones, expressed his gratitude for the many who shared their care and concern. “My grandfather was a church man. He loved the Lord. (St. Matthew United Methodist Church) is his church family and everybody loves him and cares for him.”

On Monday, authorities issued a Silver Alert after Jones went missing.

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A missing 82-year-old man who was reported missing on Monday has been found safe in North Carolina.

According to a sheriff’s office news release, William Howard Jones, Sr., was found at a weigh station in Orange County.

Officials said North Carolina Highway Patrol made contact with Jones and said he is safe.

13
Jun

Silver Alert Success Story: 70-Year-Old Georgia Man Found in Alabama

On June 11, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 70-year-old Charles Dennis.  Dennis was originally spotted in Walton County, Florida and was found over 150 miles away in Mobile County, Alabama.

From the story in NWF Daily News:

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office had issued a Silver Alert for 70-year-old Charles Dennis on Monday night.

UPDATE 4:15 A.M.: The 70-year-old man who was the subject of a Silver Alert last night in Walton County has been found.

According to the Walton County Sheriff’s Office, Charles Dennis was located by the Saraland Police Department in Mobile County, Alabama.

ORIGINAL STORY:

A Florida Silver Alert has been issued for Charles Dennis, 70, last seen in the area of Highway 331 and U.S. 98 in Walton County at 4:51 a.m. Monday. Dennis is driving a 2018 red Nissan Frontier 4-door, with a Purple Heart Georgia license plate reading EFB610. Dennis is originally from Elberton, Georgia.

Anyone with information is asked to call their local law enforcement agency (Walton County Sheriff’s Office, 850-892-8111) or call the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Missing Endangered Persons Information Clearinghouse at 1-888-FL-MISSING.