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Silver Alert Success Story: 76-Year-Old Missouri Woman Found On Trip From Connecticut

On August 6, 2018, a Silver Alert issued for 76-year-old Evelyn Hansen. Hansen went missing on a trip from Taftville, Connecticut to Raytown, Missouri, and was found safe near New Castle, Pennsylvania.

According to the news story on Fox 4 Kansas City:

UPDATE: The Silver Alert has been canceled Monday night after police say the woman was found safe in Pennsylvania.

Original post:

RAYTOWN, Mo. — An endangered Silver Alert has been issued for a missing 76-year-old woman with early onset dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Evelyn Hansen left Taftville, Connecticut, on Sunday en route for Raytown, Missouri. The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued the alert Monday after Hansen didn’t arrive in Raytown as expected.

MSHP said her cellphone last pinged Monday night in the area of New Castle, Pennsylvania.

Hansen is described as 5-foot-3, weighing 190 pounds with gray hair and hazel eyes. She was driving a tan 2005 Chevy Colorado with the Connecticut license plate C137015.


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.


Silver Alert Success Story: 80-Year-Old Arkansas Man Found in Missouri

On April 28, 2017, a Silver Alert issued for 80-year-old Lawrence Wayne Williams. Williams went missing in Bentonville, Arkansas and was found safe over 70 miles away in Carthage, Missouri.

According to the news story on Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette:

Authorities located Lawrence Wayne Williams in Carthage, Mo. He is safe and will soon be united with family.


BENTONVILLE — Bentonville police are requesting information concerning a 80-year-old man who left his home Thursday and never returned.

Lawrence Wayne Williams, 80, left his home sometime before noon to run errands, according to a news release from the Bentonville Police Department.

Williams suffers from dementia and answers to his middle name Wayne, according to the release. Williams was last seen wearing gray jeans, a long sleeve red shirt with black stripes and cowboy boots, according the release.