2016 Silver Success Stories


January 2016- Broward County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for an 83-year-old male. An employee at a Marriott Hotel recognized the 83-year-old from the Silver Alert and called law enforcement.

January 2016- Indian River County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for a 76-year-old male. A citizen recognized the 76-year-old from the Department of Transportation dynamic message sign and called FHP.

January 2016- Marion County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for an 86-year-old male. A citizen recognized the vehicle from the Silver Alert and called FHP.

January 2016- Hernando County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for an 83-year-old male. An FHP Trooper recognized the vehicle from the Silver Alert and pulled the 83-year-old over.

January 2016-Highlands County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for an 80-year-old male. The store clerk at a Shell gas station recognized the 80-year-old from the Lottery System Silver Alert notification and called law enforcement.

February 2016- Collier County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for an 81-year-old male. A citizen saw a vehicle similar to the one listed in the Silver Alert and called FHP. FHP ran the vehicle’s tag and confirmed it was the 81-year-old.

February 2016- Sarasota County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for a 73-year-old male. A citizen called FHP about a reckless driver which appeared to be the vehicle from the Silver Alert. The citizen stayed with the vehicle until an FHP trooper arrived.

February 2016- Palm Beach County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for an 86-year-old male. A citizen recognized the vehicle from the Department of Transportation dynamic road sign and called law enforcement.

March 2016- Manatee County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for an 87-year old male. A citizen saw a vehicle on the side of the road and recognized it from the Silver Alert.

April 2016- Sarasota County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for an 87-year-old male. A citizen saw the Department of Transportation dynamic message sign and realized the vehicle listed in the Silver Alert was in front of him. The citizen called FHP.

April 2016- Volusia County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for an 80-year-old female. A citizen saw a vehicle driving slowly on the interstate and recognized it from the Silver Alert.

June 2016- Polk County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for an 84-year-old male. A citizen recognized the vehicle from the Department of Transportation dynamic message sign and called law enforcement.

July 2016- Palm Beach County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for a 76-year-old male. A convenience store clerk recognized the 76-year-old from the Lottery System Silver Alert notification and called law enforcement.

July 2016- Manatee County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for a 72-year-old male. Two citizens recognized the 72-year-old from the Silver Alert. The first citizen saw the Department of Transportation dynamic message sign and saw the vehicle on the freeway. The second citizen was a clerk at a Circle K that recognized the 72-year-old from the Lottery System Silver Alert notification.

August 2016- Polk County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for a 66-year-old female. A Flagler County Deputy recognized the 66-year-old from the Silver Alert and pulled her over.

September 2016- Flagler County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for a 79-year-old male. A Sam’s Club employee recognized the 79-year-old from the Silver Alert and called law enforcement.

October 2016- Pinellas County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for an 82-year-old female. The 82-year-old was in the hospital where workers recognized her from the Silver Alert and called law enforcement.

October 2016- Volusia County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for a 68-year-old female. The 68-year-old was recognized from the Department of Transportation dynamic message sign and pulled over.

October 2016- Saint Johns County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for an 83-year-old male. A deputy recognized the 83-year-old from the Silver Alert BOLO.

October 2016- Citrus County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for an 88-year-old female. A Glades County Deputy recognized the 88-year-old from the Silver Alert BOLO and pulled her over.

November 2016- Palm Beach County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for an 86-year-old male. A citizen at Target recognized the 86-year-old from the Silver Alert and called law enforcement.

November 2016- Dade County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for a 79-year-old male. A citizen recognized the vehicle from the Silver Alert after it was extended to the southeastern states and called Apex Police Department.

December 2016- Sarasota County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for a 70-year-old female. A citizen recognized the vehicle from the Department of Transportation dynamic message sign and called law enforcement.

December 2016- Palm Beach County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for an 88-year-old male. A citizen recognized the vehicle from the Department of Transportation dynamic message sign and called FHP.

December 2016- Marion County

A Florida Silver Alert was issued for a 73-year-old male. FHP located the 73-year-old due to the Silver Alert issued BOLO.