On June 7, 2019, a Silver Alert was issued for 85-year-old Jaxie Rogers. Rogers went missing in Latta, South Carolina, and was safe 40 miles away along the Lumber River in Columbus County, North Carolina.
According to the news story on WPDE-TV:
Deputies have found the 85-year-old missing Latta woman, Jaxie Rogers.
She was found in Columbus County, North Carolina, according to Captain Cliff Arnette with the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.
The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday afternoon said utility workers were in the area of the 11000 block of Old Highway 74, next to the Lumber River, when they found Rogers’ car abandoned. They called in local authorities, who confirmed the vehicle belonged to Rogers.
On March 14, 2019, a Silver Alert was issued for 85-year-old Wade Hampton Moore. Moore went missing in Wilmington, North Carolina and was found 250 miles away in Johnston, South Carolina.
According to the news story on WYFF-TV:
A North Carolina man for whom a Silver Alert was issued was found in South Carolina.
Wade Hampton Moore, 85, was initially reported missing Wednesday morning after he was last seen on Inlet Drive in Wilmington
Initial reports were that Moore had been found in Augusta, Georgia, but Sgt. Wayne Bryan, of the South Carolina Transport Police, clarified on Friday that Moore was actually found near Johnston, South Carolina.
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.”