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Silver Alert Success Story: Missing Florida Couple Found in South Carolina

On December 20 2014, a Silver Alert was issued for Alvin and Catherine Dressler. The Dresslers went missing in Marion County, Florida and were found safe 320 miles away in St. George, South Carolina.

From the story on MyFoxOrlando:

Marion County deputies said the couple they were looking for since Saturday have been found safely.

Deputies said Alvin and Catherine Dressler were safely Sunday in St. George, South Carolina, which is in Dorchester County.

The Dresslers were reported missing over the weekend as they were last seen Tuesday at their home and were leaving for Maryland.

The couple was heading up north to see their daughter for the holidays.

Deputies said their cell phone had been turned off and they never arrived at their daughter’s home, which sparked the Silver Alert.


Silver Alert Success Story: 79-year-old Florida Man Found in Georgia

On November 11, 2014, a Silver Alert was issued for 79-year old James William Davis. Davis went missing in Winter Haven, Florida and was sound safe 500 miles away in Middleton, Georgia.

From the story in the Tampa Tribune:

Winter Haven police say James William Davis has been found in Middleton, Georgia. He is being medically evaluated and will be reunited with his family as soon as possible.

The original story appears below.


A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Winter Haven man who hasn’t been seen since Monday night.

James William Davis, 79, was last seen by his wife at their home on Golf View Circle about 11:30 p.m. Monday. Their gold 2004 Buick LaSabre with Florida tag A91 7YR is missing from the home.

Davis suffers from dementia and is diabetic.

Anyone who sees Davis or his vehicle is asked to call 911


Silver Alert Success Story: 82-year-old Florida woman found in Georgia

On May 21, 2014, a Silver Alert issued for 82-year old Jean Guthrie. Guthrie went missing in Port St. Lucie, Florida and was found safe xxx miles away in Camden County, Georgia.

From the story at WPTV-5:

UPDATE: Police say Jean Guthrie was located by the Camden County, Georgia, Sheriff’s Office in good health.  Guthrie’s family has been notified and preparations are being made to return her to her home.


The Port St. Lucie Police Department is asking for the community’s help in locating a missing 82 year-old woman.

Jean Guthrie, of SE Wallace Terrace, suffers from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. She was last seen at her home Wednesday at 9:20 a.m.

The family reported that Guthrie had recently learned that she was going to be transferred to a nursing home and they believe this is the reason she left the residence.