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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.


Silver Alert Success Story: 82-Year-Old South Carolina Man Found in North Carolina

July 23, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 82-year-old William Jones.  Jones was reported missing from Greenville County, South Carolina and was found over 220 miles away in Orange County, South Carolina.

From the story on 7 News WSPA:

GREENVILLE Co., SC (WSPA) – An 82-year-old Greenville man reported missing was found safe Tuesday afternoon at a weigh station in North Carolina.

William Jones is now home with family. Just hours before he was located, loved ones gathered to pray for his safe return.

His grandson, Patrick Jones, expressed his gratitude for the many who shared their care and concern. “My grandfather was a church man. He loved the Lord. (St. Matthew United Methodist Church) is his church family and everybody loves him and cares for him.”

On Monday, authorities issued a Silver Alert after Jones went missing.


A missing 82-year-old man who was reported missing on Monday has been found safe in North Carolina.

According to a sheriff’s office news release, William Howard Jones, Sr., was found at a weigh station in Orange County.

Officials said North Carolina Highway Patrol made contact with Jones and said he is safe.