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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.


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.


Silver Alert Success Story: 68-year old Maryland Woman Found in Delaware

On September 25, 2015, a Silver Alert  was issued for 68-year-old Maureen Elizabeth Fisher. Fisher went missing in Edgewater, Maryland and was later found safe 60 miles away in Delaware.

From the news story at WTOP:

Authorities say the Silver Alert for Ms. Maureen Elizabeth Fisher from Anne Arundel County has been cancelled. She has been located unharmed in Delaware.

WASHINGTON– Maryland State Police have issued a silver alert for a missing Anne Arundel County woman.

Maureen Elizabeth Fisher, 68, was last seen around 6 p.m. on Friday in the 1600 block of Havre De Grace Drive in Edgewater, Md.

Fisher is described as a 5’5″ white woman with white hair. Her eye color and clothing are unknown at this time.

Fisher’s car is a 2000 green Honda Civic with Maryland plates.



Silver Alert Success Story: 76-year old Maryland man found in West Virginia

On January 4, 2012, a Silver Alert was issued for 76-year-old John Holiday Hawkins. Hawkins went missing in Temple Hills, Maryland and was found safe 240 miles away at a Wal-Mart in West Virginia.

From the news story on Upper Marlboro Patch:

John Holiday Hawkins, who left his home in Temple Hills Tuesday evening, was found at a Wal-Mart in West Virginia at 1:40 a.m. Thursday, according to the Prince George’s County Police Department.

Hawkins, 76, originally drove from his home, located along the 2400 block of 26th Avenue in Temple Hills, to take a family member to the Naylor Road Metro Station.