On February 13, 2019, a Silver Alert was issued for 66-year-old Daryl Widney. Widney went missing in Collinsville, Oklahoma and was found safe 550 miles away in Galveston, Texas.
According to the news story on Tulsa News On 6:
A Green Country man at the center of a Silver Alert is on his way home to Collinsville.
Daryl Widney, 66, is back with family more than 500 miles from his home.
The Collinsville man was found in Galveston, Texas Thursday morning after driving himself there without telling family.
“We realized he had packed up all of his belongings and his clothes from his closet and snuck out in the middle of the night,” said Jason Widney, Daryl’s son, who talked to News On 6 by phone.
On October 17, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 85-year-old Charles Loveless. Loveless went missing in Mannford, Oklahoma and was found safe 260 miles away in Conway, Arkansas.
According to the news story on KFSM-TV5:
An 85-year-old Mannford, Oklahoma, man who went missing Thursday has been located and is safe.
A Silver Alert that had been issued for Charles Loveless was canceled about 8:15 a.m. Friday.
According to Mannford Police, Loveless was found near Conway, Arkansas, after he stopped briefly while driving from Oklahoma. Police said they had been pinging his cellphone about every 15 minutes in an effort to track him. When Loveless stopped, Mannford Police were able to contact authorities in Faulkner County, who found Loveless and took him to sheriff’s office.
On October 4, 2018, a Silver Alert issued for George Burlingame, Jr. Burlingame went missing on a trip from Biloxi, Mississippi to Altus, Oklahoma, and was found safe in Denton, Texas, 200 miles away from Altus.
According to the news story on KOKH-TV:
Update: Mr. Burlingame has been located in Denton, Texas and family members are on the way to him.
A Silver Alert has been issued for an Oklahoma man, who was on his way home from Biloxi, Mississippi, to Altus, Oklahoma.
Police say the alert is for George Burlingame Jr. The man was supposed to arrive in Altus at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, but he stated to a friend he was in Ardmore, Oklahoma, at 2:30 a.m., Friday.
The man said he was “very tired and confused.”
Police in Irving, Texas, made contact with Burlingame at approximately 3:48 a.m. on Friday during a traffic stop. Burlingame was traveling the wrong direction to get home.
He hasn’t been heard from since the traffic stop.