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20
Nov

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

On November 19, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 86-year-old William Franklin. Franklin went missing in Kissimmee, Florida and were found safe 600 miles away in Tennessee

According to the news story on Florida Today:

An 86-year-old man whose disappearance prompted Melbourne police to issue a Silver Alert has been located with family in Tennessee.

The Silver Alert was issued Monday for the man, who went missing over the weekend, according to Florida Department of Law Enforcement reports.

William Franklin, 86, was last seen in Kissimmee wearing a white t-shirt and khaki shorts with white sneakers. Melbourne police had thought that he could be headed to Tennessee.

“He was found with family,” said Marc Claycomb, spokesman for the Melbourne Police Department. “They may have been on the lookout for him as well.”

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.

 

21
Mar

Silver Alert Success Story: 83-Year-Old Missouri Man Found in Florida

On March 11, 2018, a Silver Alert issued for 83-year-old Stephen Brown. Brown went missing in St. Charles, Missouri and was found safe 837 miles away in Newport, Florida.

From the article in the Tallahassee Democrat:

Stephen R. Brown was found Monday sitting in a parked car 837 miles from his home in St. Charles, Missouri, and about 65 miles from his destination — Apalachicola.

He was healthy but appeared confused, according to Florida Highway Patrol troopers, who found Brown sitting in a Hyundai Tucson near the St. Marks River bridge in Newport.

A Silver Alert was issued for the 83-year-old in St. Charles at about 8:45 p.m. Sunday.