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30
Apr

Silver Alert Success Story: 84-Year-Old Indiana Man found in Michigan

On April 28, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 84-year-old Richard Lubelski.  Lubelski went missing from Mishawaka, Indiana and was found 50 miles away in Paw Paw, Michigan.

From the story on WSBT:

SATURDAY EVENING UPDATE: UPDATE: Mishawaka police say Richard Lubelski was found in Paw Paw, Michigan and taken to a local hospital. He was expected to be reunited with his family later on Saturday. The Silver Alert has been canceled.

ORIGINAL STORY: The following release was issued around 3 a.m. Saturday morning by Indiana State Police:

A Statewide Silver Alert has been declared, repeating, a Statewide Silver Alert has been declared.

The Mishawaka Police Department is investigating the disappearance of an adult from Mishawaka, Indiana. Mishawaka, Indiana is 142 miles north of Indianapolis.

Richard J. Lubelski is an 84 year old white male, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 150 pounds, brown hair, and hazel eyes. He was last seen Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 12:00 pm in Mishawaka, Indiana and is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance.

If you have any information on Richard J. Lubelski, contact the Mishawaka Police Department at 574-258-1678 or 911.

And the Mishawaka Police Department issued this release:

Mishawaka Police need help locating Richard Lubelski, an 84 year old male white , 5’6”, 150 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes, last seen wearing gray sweats on Thursday, April 26, 2018 around 12 pm in his home on E. Jefferson. Richard suffers from dementia and is known to wonder away at times and is not able to find his way back home. It is believed that Richard may have walked away from home due to his car not working and his bicycle in the shop being worked on. Richard told family members that he wanted to go LaPorte to get his bicycle. Family members are concerned for Richard’s Safety because he suffers from Dementia and needs his medicine.

Anyone with information concerning Richard Lubelski is urged to contact the Mishawaka Police Department , 574-258-1678.

26
Apr

Silver Alert Success Story: 91-Year-Old Maryland Man Found in Virginia

On April 25, 2018 a Silver Alert was issued for 91-year-old Bernard Calvin Allen.  Allen went missing in Columbia, Maryland and was found safe the same day in Virginia.

From the story on WJLA:

UPDATE: Bernard Calvin Allen has been found safe and unharmed in Virginia, according to Howard County police.

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A silver alert has been issued by police after a 91-year-old man went missing Wednesday.

Bernard Calvin Allen, of Jessup, Maryland, was last seen around 5 a.m. in the 5900 block of Harpers Farm Road in Columbia but may have made it as far as Springfield, Virginia, Howard County police said.

Allen is believed to be driving a red 2017 Chevy Sonic with Maryland tags 88390HD, according to police.

Police said he may be confused and is in need of time-sensitive medication. He also is said to have age-related health concerns.

As described by police, Allen is a 5-foot-9, 205-pound black male with brown eyes and gray hair and mustache. When last seen, he was wearing a brown sweater, blue checkered shirt, gray pants, baseball hat and glasses.

Anyone who sees Allen or his vehicle is asked to call 911.

11
Apr

Silver Alert Success Story: 80-Year-Old Mississippi Man Found in Alabama

On April 9, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 80-year-old James H. Riddle.  Riddle went missing in New Albany, Mississippi and was found safe 170 miles away in Snead, Alabama.

From the story in the Daily Journal:

NEW ALBANY – The subject of a statewide Silver Alert has been located and is safe.

James H. Riddle, 80, of New Albany, disappeared around lunchtime Monday driving a gray Lincoln Town Car. He was located late Tuesday night about 170 miles away in Snead, Alabama.

Original story:

NEW ALBANY – The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation issued a Silver Alert for an 80-year-old Union County man missing since lunchtime Monday.

James H. Riddle of New Albany is described as a black male, 6-feet, 1-inch tall, weighing 160 pounds with gray hair and brown eyes. He was last seen April 9 just before 1 p.m. in the 500 block of North Street in New Albany driving a gray Lincoln Town car bearing Mississippi license plate UND 308.

He was last seen wearing a red sweater, black pants and black slippers. Family members say Riddle suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgement.