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Silver Alert Success Story: 86-Year-Old Wisconsin Man Found In Minnesota

On May 14, 2019, a Silver Alert was issued for 86-year-old Lyle Baez. Baez went missing in Madison, Wisconsin and was safe 200 miles away in Red Wing, Minnesota.

According to the news story on WMTV:

Authorities said a missing Madison man has been found safe in Minnesota.

Authorities said 86-year-old Lyle Baez was last seen Monday night around 10 p.m. Baez was not at home when his family awoke on Tuesday morning. He also has family connections to Red Wing, Minnesota.

Baez is 5’10” tall, weighs 170 pounds with gray hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red flannel checkered button down shirt and blue jeans.


Silver Alert Success Story: 86-Year-Old Minnesota Man Found In Wisconsin

On August 1, 2018, Silver Alert was issued for 86-year-old James Shellum. Shellum went missing in Burnsville, Minnesota and was found safe 200 miles away in Wood County, Wisconsin.

According to the news story on WDJT CBS 58:

UPDATED: WOOD COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) — A Silver Alert for a missing Minnesota man last seen in Wisconsin has been canceled.

Mr. Shellum was found safe in Wood County.

Thank you to everyone who helped share his photo.


PEWAUKEE, Wis. (CBS 58) — Authorities are asking for help to find a missing Minnesota man who was last seen in Wisconsin.

Investigators say 86-year-old James Shellum was last seen by a passerby near I-94 and Redford Road in Pewaukee. The vehicle he was in was seen exiting southbound on Redford Road between 11:00 and 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday.

Shellum is from Burnsville Minnesota and went missing Tuesday evening. Police say he used a bank card at a BP gas station in Mauston, Wisconsin around 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday. He told the clerk he was headed back to Minnesota but has not arrived.


Minnesota: Department of Public Safety Publishes Silver Alert Study

On January 15, 2016, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety issued a report on the Need for a Silver Alert System in the State of Minnesota.The report recommended that the State of Minnesota continue to use existing missing person systems to locate missing and endangered persons.