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21
Feb

Silver Alert Success Story: 85-Year-Old North Carolina Man Found In New York

On February 18, 2019, a Silver Alert was issued for 85-year-old Donald Walter Calder. Calder went missing in Wilmington, North Carolina, and was safe 600 miles away at LaGuardia Airport in New York City.

According to the news story on WECT-TV:

An 85-year-old man who was reported missing from Wilmington was found safe at La Guardia Airport, according to the Wilmington Police Department.

Donald Walter Calder left his family’s home in the 300 block of Pinecliff Dr. sometime Sunday evening and didn’t return. A Silver Alert was issued because Calder suffers from dementia.

Police say he flew to La Guardia. Calder’s son said his father was headed to Toronto.

“We’re just glad he’s safe and on his way back,” Bruce Calder said of his father. “Many, many thanks to the police that took the matter very seriously.”

9
Mar

Silver Alert Success Story: 79-Year-Old Connecticut Man Found in New York

On March 7, 2018, a Silver Alert issued for 79-year-old Tony Capuano. Capuano went missing in Stratford, Connecticut and was found safe in Upstate New York.

From the article in the Connecticut Post:

The Silver Alert was canceled for a missing town man when he was found in upstate New York on Wednesday, police said.

Police said he was found safe and well around 5 p.m. Wednesday. The alert was issued earlier Wednesday morning.

Retired firefighter Tony Capuano, 79, was reported missing by his family Wednesday, police said. He was last seen driving a 2007 grey/blue Chrysler 300. He suffers from dementia and diabetes.

7
Oct

Silver Alert Success Story: 44-Year-Old Connecticut Man Found in New York

On October 6, 2014, a Silver Alert  was issued for 44-year-old William Iovenko. Iovenko went missing in New Canaan, Connecticut and was later found safe 40 miles away in Johnson County, Kansas.

From the news story in the New Canaan Advertiser:

10:15 AM — The New Canaan man missing since Monday was found in New York State on Tuesday morning, Oct. 7, Police Chief Leon Krolikowski told the Advertiser.

“He is safe,” Krolikowski said.

6:55 AM — New Canaan Police have issued a Silver Alert for William Iovenko, 44, of New Canaan.

Iovenko was last seen on Monday, Oct. 6, wearing dark sweatpants, a light-colored T-shirt and a navy jacket.