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Posts from the ‘Silver Alert Success Stories’ Category

27
Jul

Silver Alert Success Story: 89-Year-Old Oklahoma Man Found In Kansas

On July 25, 2019, a Silver Alert was issued for 89-year-old Wesley Collins. Collins went missing in Nowata County, Oklahoma and was safe 150 miles away in Wichita, Kansas.

According to the news story on KTUL-TV:

UPDATE: Collins’ family says he was found safe in Wichita, Kansas.

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) – The Nowata County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Silver Alert for 89-year-old Wesley Collins.

He was last seen around 11 a.m. on Thursday.

12
Jun

Silver Alert Success Story: 80-Year-Old Utah Man Found in Oregon

The inaugural Silver Alert issued by the Utah Department of Public Safety ended in the safe return of a missing senior after a journey of 1600 miles.

On June 11, 2019, a Silver Alert was issued for 80-year-old Robert Jones. Jones went missing in Orem, Utah and was found safe in Wilder, Idaho, after a 1600-mile journey through Idaho, Oregon and Nevada.

According to ABC 4 in Salt Lake City, Jones drove from Orem to Pendleton, Oregon, then Stanfield, Oregon, then retracing his route to Mountain Home, Idaho before heading south to Winnemucca, Nevada. Jones was finally located in Wilder, Idaho three hours after the Silver Alert was issued.

12
Jun

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.