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Posts tagged ‘Silver Alerts Across State Lines’

13
Jun

Silver Alert Success Story: 70-Year-Old Georgia Man Found in Alabama

On June 11, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 70-year-old Charles Dennis.  Dennis was originally spotted in Walton County, Florida and was found over 150 miles away in Mobile County, Alabama.

From the story in NWF Daily News:

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office had issued a Silver Alert for 70-year-old Charles Dennis on Monday night.

UPDATE 4:15 A.M.: The 70-year-old man who was the subject of a Silver Alert last night in Walton County has been found.

According to the Walton County Sheriff’s Office, Charles Dennis was located by the Saraland Police Department in Mobile County, Alabama.

ORIGINAL STORY:

A Florida Silver Alert has been issued for Charles Dennis, 70, last seen in the area of Highway 331 and U.S. 98 in Walton County at 4:51 a.m. Monday. Dennis is driving a 2018 red Nissan Frontier 4-door, with a Purple Heart Georgia license plate reading EFB610. Dennis is originally from Elberton, Georgia.

Anyone with information is asked to call their local law enforcement agency (Walton County Sheriff’s Office, 850-892-8111) or call the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Missing Endangered Persons Information Clearinghouse at 1-888-FL-MISSING.

 

13
Jun

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

On June 12, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 71-year-old Ruth Rivera.  Rivera went missing from Rosendale, Wisconsin and was found 170 miles away in Elgin, Illinois.

From the story on Fox6 Now:

ROSENDALE — A Silver Alert has been canceled for a Rosendale (Fond du Lac County) woman reported missing Tuesday, June 12.

Ruth Rivera was reported to have been last seen around 6 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities said Rivera was brought back to Rosendale by family from Elgin, Illinois, where she got into her vehicle and took off.

Again — she has been found safe.

1
Jun

Silver Alert Success Story: 75-Year-Old Arizona Woman Found in California

On May 31, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 75-year-old Margarita Sanchez.  Sanchez went missing in Gilbert, Arizona and was found safely over 300 miles away in Beaumont, California.

From the story on KTAR News:

PHOENIX — A Silver Alert issued early Thursday was canceled after a Gilbert woman with dementia was found safely the same day in California.

Margarita Sanchez, 75, who had last been seen the previous evening at her church, was located during a traffic stop in Beaumont, around 80 miles east of Los Angeles and more than 300 miles from Gilbert.

Sanchez may have left St. Anne’s Catholic Church near Elliot and Lindsay roads around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. A witness told police that Sanchez left for home but went in a direction than usual. When she didn’t come home, family members called authorities.

Sanchez, also known as Maria, is 5 feet, 2 inches tall, weighs 160 pounds, has brown eyes, silver hair and was driving a black 1998 Honda Civic.