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5
Jul

Silver Alert Success Story: 77-year-old man found in Mexico

This website has discussed a number of Silver Alerts across state lines, but occasionally we have examples of Silver Alerts across national borders.

On June 28, 2012, a Silver Alert  was issued for 77-year-old Pedro Lujan. Lujan went missing in El Paso, Texas and was later found safe in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

From the news story on KFOX-TV:

An elderly man who went missing last week was reunited with his family Tuesday morning.

Pedro Lujan, 77, was found in Ciudad Juarez at a hospital, according to his family.

Lujan was last seen Thursday boarding a Sun Metro bus in west El Paso.

A Silver Alert was issued for Lujan due to his health.

10
Feb

Silver Alert Success Story: 74-year old Texas woman found in Mexico

This website has discussed a number of Silver Alerts across state lines, but the news from El Paso brings the story of a Silver Alert that transcended national borders.

On January 21, 2012, a Silver Alert  was issued for 74-year-old Ofelia Goss. Goss went missing in El Paso, Texas and was later found safe in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

From the news story on KVIA-TV:

The 74-year-old woman missing from far-East El Paso since Saturday morning, has been found alive in Juarez.

According to El Paso Police officials, 74-year old Ofelia Goss was found by Mexican law enforcement agents in Juarez Sunday. Mexican law enforcement officials say Goss was found walking in Juarez and placed in a shelter.

The El Paso Police Department and the Crimes Against Persons had issued a Silver Alert Saturday morning after Goss’ family notified them she had gone missing. According to family members Goss, who left home with her white poodle, suffers from Alzheimer’s and dementia.