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16
Aug

Silver Alert Success Story: 71-Year-Old Louisiana Man Found in Texas

August 13, 2018, a Silver Alert was issued for 71-year-old Albert Terito.  Terito was reported missing from Baton Rouge and was found over 400 miles away in Luling, Texas.

From the story on 9 WAFB:

Louisiana State Police has canceled a Silver Alert after a missing Baton Rouge man was found in Texas.

Troopers reported Albert Terito, 71, was located in Luling, TX, Tuesday night.

Terito was reported missing to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office on Monday, August 13. He had last been seen on Sunday at noon near East Ardenwood Drive in Baton Rouge.

Family members said Terito was incoherent when he last spoke with them around 9 a.m. Monday. The number he was calling from was listed as Love’s Truck Stop near Beaumont, TX.

Family members added Terito suffers from several medical conditions requiring daily medication. They also said he left home without any of his medications and that his judgment may have been impaired because of it.

14
Jan

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.

From KTUL-TV:

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.

6
Mar

Silver Alert Success Story: 82-Year-Old Arizona Man Found in Texas

On February 28, 2017, a Silver Alert was issued for 82-year-old Christino Vega. Vega went missing in Mesa, Arizona and was found safe 500 miles away in Sierra Blanca, Texas.

From the story on KTAR-92.3 FM:

An elderly diabetic man who went missing from Mesa has been found safe, ending a Silver Alert.

Authorities said Cristino Vega, 82, who suffers from dementia, was found in Texas by border agents.

Vega drove all night. He had last been seen in Mesa near Power Road and University shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday.