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Posts from the ‘Silver Alert Success Stories’ Category

2
May

Silver Alert Success Story: 86-Year-Old Tennessee Man Found In Kentucky

On April 28, 2017, a Silver Alert issued for 86-year-old Christopher Ferrick. Ferrick went missing in Murfreesboro, Tennessee and was found 140 miles away in Columbia, Kentucky after a vehicle crash.

According to the news story on WTVF NewsChannel 5:

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The man involved in a Silver Alert out of Rutherford County was found after being involved in an injury crash.

Officials with the Murfreesboro Police Department said Christopher Ferrick reportedly left his home at 1811 Kings Court between 5 a.m. and 11: 30 a.m. Friday and had’t returned.

He was said to have the beginning stages of dementia, but had not yet been diagnosed.

Ferrick was reportedly found after he was involved in a crash in Kentucky on Saturday morning.

Authorities had not released details on his condition or any injuries he possibly sustained.

29
Apr

Silver Alert Success Story: 80-Year-Old Arkansas Man Found in Missouri

On April 28, 2017, a Silver Alert issued for 80-year-old Lawrence Wayne Williams. Williams went missing in Bentonville, Arkansas and was found safe over 70 miles away in Carthage, Missouri.

According to the news story on Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette:

Authorities located Lawrence Wayne Williams in Carthage, Mo. He is safe and will soon be united with family.

ORIGINAL STORY

BENTONVILLE — Bentonville police are requesting information concerning a 80-year-old man who left his home Thursday and never returned.

Lawrence Wayne Williams, 80, left his home sometime before noon to run errands, according to a news release from the Bentonville Police Department.

Williams suffers from dementia and answers to his middle name Wayne, according to the release. Williams was last seen wearing gray jeans, a long sleeve red shirt with black stripes and cowboy boots, according the release.

23
Apr

Silver Alert Success Story: 73-Year-Old Rhode Island Man Found In Vermont

On April 20, 2017, a Silver Alert issued for 73-year-old Malcolm Almgren. Almgren went missing in Portsmouth, Rhode Island and was found safe over 150 miles away in Westminster, Vermont.

According to the news story on WPRI-TV:

Police in Portsmouth say a man who had been missing since Thursday, has been located.

Malcolm Almgren, 73, had been missing near the area of Baylies Avenue, located at the northern end Bristol Ferry Road, according to police.

In a news release Saturday morning, Major Brian Peters of the Portsmouth Police Department said that Almgren was found Friday in Westminster, Vermont by a member of the Vermont State Police. Almgren had apparently pulled off to the side of a road, prompting the Trooper to stop and check on the vehicle.

Almgren was taken to a hospital as a precaution and police notified his family of his whereabouts.