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Silver Alert Success Story: 71-Year-Old Wisconsin Man Found in Illinois

On January 16, 2018 a Silver Alert issued for 71-year-old Manuel Decastro. Decastro went missing in Kenosha, Wisconsin and was found safe 40 miles away in Skokie, Illinois.

From the story on CBS-58:

KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS) — The Silver Alert for Manuel Decastro, 71, of Kenosha has been canceled. Authorities say he was found safe.

Updated: 12: 55 p.m. on January 16, 2018

Police say the vehicle of a missing Kenosha man has been found in Skokie, Illinois.

Investigators say 71-year-old Manuel DeCastro is still missing and may be trying to return to Kenosha, however his method of possible transportation is unknown.

Anyone with information is asked to call 262-605-5210


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: 87-Year-Old Rhode Island Man Found in Massachusetts

On January 8, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 87-year-old John Saul. Saul went missing in Cranston, Rhode Island and was found safe 60 miles away in Bourne, Massachusetts.

From the article in the Providence Journal:

Police have canceled a Silver Alert for an 87-year-old man with dementia after he was found safe this evening in Bourne, Massachusetts, said Cranston Sgt. Brian D’Amico.

Cranston police had issued the alert for John Saul — described as 5 feet 7 inches and 145 pounds, with blue eyes — who had been seen driving home on Route 6 in Providence.

In April 2017, authorities issued a Silver Alert for Saul, who had last been seen at the Warwick Mall. He was later located in Boylston, Massachusetts.

According to the alert, Saul was driving a black Volkswagen Jetta with Rhode Island license plates LV730. He was wearing a blue jacket and a white hat.