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Silver Alert Success Story: 66-Year-Old Oklahoma Man Found In Texas

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.


Silver Alert Success Story: 76-Year-Old Arizona Man Found In Texas

On January 16, 2019, a Silver Alert issued for 76-year-old Thomas Donnelly. Donnelly went missing in Tombstone, Arizona and was found safe over 300 miles away in Texas.

According to the news story on KVOA-TV:

The Silver Alert that was issued for a 76-year-old man dementia Wednesday has been canceled.

According to the Department of Public Safety, Thomas Donnelly was located in Texas.

Officials say he is waiting for a family member to pick him up.


Silver Alert Success Story: Oklahoma Man Found In Texas

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.