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Posts from the ‘Silver Alert Success Stories’ Category

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Feb

Silver Alert Success Story: 85-Year-Old North Carolina Man Found In New York

On February 18, 2019, a Silver Alert was issued for 85-year-old Donald Walter Calder. Calder went missing in Wilmington, North Carolina, and was safe 600 miles away at LaGuardia Airport in New York City.

According to the news story on WECT-TV:

An 85-year-old man who was reported missing from Wilmington was found safe at La Guardia Airport, according to the Wilmington Police Department.

Donald Walter Calder left his family’s home in the 300 block of Pinecliff Dr. sometime Sunday evening and didn’t return. A Silver Alert was issued because Calder suffers from dementia.

Police say he flew to La Guardia. Calder’s son said his father was headed to Toronto.

“We’re just glad he’s safe and on his way back,” Bruce Calder said of his father. “Many, many thanks to the police that took the matter very seriously.”

21
Feb

Silver Alert Success Story: 79-Year-Old Indiana Man Found In Kentucky

On February 18, 2019, a Silver Alert issued for 79-year-old David Harden. Harden went miss went missing in Corydon, Indiana, and was found safe 25 miles away in Louisville, Kentucky.

According to the news story on WHTR-TV:

Police have canceled a Silver Alert after finding a 79-year-old from Corydon.

Authorities found David Harden safe in Louisville Monday morning around 11 a.m. after a Silver Alert was initially issued at 8:30 a.m.

Harden had last been seen wearing a camouflage jacket, dark sweatsuit and slippers, driving a red Chevrolet Venture minivan with Indiana license place D185JE.

Harden is from Corydon, 132 miles south of Indianapolis. Prior to Monday morning, he was last seen Sunday at 8 p.m. and was believed to be in extreme danger.

19
Feb

Silver Alert Success Story: 66-Year-Old Oklahoma Man Found In Texas

On February 13, 2019, a Silver Alert was issued for 66-year-old Daryl Widney. Widney went missing in Collinsville, Oklahoma and was found safe 550 miles away in Galveston, Texas.

According to the news story on Tulsa News On 6:

A Green Country man at the center of a Silver Alert is on his way home to Collinsville.

Daryl Widney, 66, is back with family more than 500 miles from his home.

The Collinsville man was found in Galveston, Texas Thursday morning after driving himself there without telling family.

“We realized he had packed up all of his belongings and his clothes from his closet and snuck out in the middle of the night,” said Jason Widney, Daryl’s son, who talked to News On 6 by phone.