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Silver Alert Success Story: 45-Year-Old North Carolina Woman Found in Washington, DC

On June 30, 2019, a Silver Alert was issued for 45-year-old Patricia Ann Macchia. Macchia went missing in Burlington, North Carolina and was found safe 300 miles away in Washington, DC.

According to the news story in the Greensboro News & Record:

BURLINGTON — A Silver Alert issued for a woman missing since June has been canceled.

Patricia Ann Macchia, 45, was found unharmed, the Burlington Police Department said.

On Saturday afternoon, the Burlington Police Department received a missing person report on 45-year-old Patricia Ann Macchia, according to a news release from police.

Macchia is white, 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs about 175 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. Macchia was last seen by a friend on June 30 . She was wearing a gray shirt, black shorts and gray tennis shoes. There is no indication that foul play is involved, police said in the release.

A Silver Alert has been issued by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. Macchia is believed to suffer from a form of cognitive impairment.


Silver Alert Success Story: 85-Year-Old South Carolina Woman Found In North Carolina

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.


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

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.