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Silver Alert Success Story: 85-Year-Old Oklahoma Man Found Safe in Texas

On January 13, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 85-year-old Howard Laverne Scott. Scott went missing in Nowata, Oklahoma; and was later found safe 300 miles away in Monatgue County, Texas.


Nowata Police issued a Silver Alert for an elderly gentleman who was reported missing.

Officials say 85-year-old Howard Laverne Scott was last seen on a surveillance video leaving a convenience store at 5:40 p.m. Saturday.

He was driving a black Ford F-150 King Ranch truck with a tan stripe on the bottom and an old rocking chair in the bed of the truck.The tag on the vehicle is OK #GLZ-143. The truck was last seen headed southbound on Highway 169.

Scott is five-feet, eight inches tall, weighs about 178 pounds, has blue eyes and salt and pepper hair.Police say the man suffers from dementia, which has been getting worse over the past few weeks.Officers say Scott was last seen wearing blue overalls and a maroon cowboy shirt.

Nowata police say 85-year-old Howard Scott has been found safe in Texas.


Silver Alert Success Story: 85-year-old Arkansas Woman Found in Oklahoma

On January 4, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 85-year-old Gervadine Bradley. Bradley went missing in West Fork, Arkansas and was found safe 130 miles away in Henryetta, Oklahoma.

From KHBS-TV News 40/29:

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said Gervadine Bradley has been located.

Officials tell 40/29 News Ms. Bradley was found with a family member in Henryetta, Okla.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said officials in Oklahoma checked on Ms. Bradley and said she is doing fine.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Silver Alert for a missing woman from West Fork.

Gervadine T. Bradley has been missing since the afternoon of Friday, December 29, 2017. She is 85 years old, is 5’4″ and weighs about 120 pounds. She has gray hair and blue eyes.

Gervadine’s family was planning to put her in a nursing home. Terry Lynn Bradley, one of her sons, may have driven her away from her home, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

Terry has not been answering his phone and the rest of the family doesn’t know where he is, according to the sheriff’s office. Gervadine takes medication and her family isn’t sure if she has it with her. She suffers from dementia.

Terry and Gervadine may be traveling in a 2001 Gold Toyota Truck with an expired tag reading 959 ONT. The truck bed may have miscellaneous items covered with tarps or blankets.


Silver Alert Success Story: 69-Year-Old Arkansas Woman Found in Oklahoma

On November 15, 2016, a Silver Alert issued for 69-year-old Doris Marie Nunley. Nunley went missing in Jacksonville, Arkansas and was later found safe 170 miles away in Oklahoma.

According to the news story on KARZ-TV:

A missing Jacksonville woman who was the subject of an Arkansas State Police Silver Alert issued earlier today has been found safe.

The Jacksonville Police Department says Doris Marie Nunley, 69, was located after a state trooper in Oklahoma conducted a traffic stop.

An Arkansas State Police (ASP) Silver Alert for Doris Marie Nunley, 69, states that she was last seen around 10:15 p.m. at the Travel Center Citgo gas station at 100 Fish Lake Road in Atkins.

The woman asked the store clerk for directions to I-40 westbound, according to the alert.