Bloomfield Police Seek Missing Woman | NBC Connecticut

Bloomfield police have issued a silver alert for a missing 24-year-old woman.

Police said that relatives reported Sophia Silva missing Thursday. She was last seen in Hartford on May 24. Silva has developmental disabilities, according to police, and may be with her boyfriend Capri Rogers, 28, in the Henrico County, Virginia area.

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CA – Police seek missing 19-year-old man from Daly City | KRON4.com

DALY CITY (KRON) — Police are looking for a missing 19-year-old man with developmental disabilities who went missing over the weekend in Daly City, according to police.

Enrique Chicas went missing on Saturday, police said on Twitter Monday morning.

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CO – Lakewood police seek public’s help finding missing man – The Denver Post

A man who walked away from a Lakewood health facility this week may be unprepared for the current winter weather and police are asking for the public’s help in finding him.

Danek Livingston, 38, was reported missing Tuesday from the Sierra Health Facility, 1432 Depew St., according to a Lakewood Police Department report.

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CO – Developmentally disabled man missing near Fort Collins

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FORT COLLINS – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing man with developmental disabilities in the Fort Collins area.

He was last seen with his mother Donna Curtis, whom the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office said is a danger to herself and to Anthony.

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NJ – Bill would aid missing who are mentally ill, disabled

A bill to establish an alert system that provides rapid dissemination of information about a missing person who has mental, intellectual or developmental disabilities was advanced by a Senate panel recently.

The measure, sponsored by Sen. James Beach, D-Camden, calls for the attorney general to establish an MVP Emergency Alert System. The bill passed the Assembly in December, under the name the Gold Alert System. The alerts would include physical descriptions and other pertinent details.

“This legislation reflects our collective duty to protect some of the most vulnerable New Jersey residents,” said Pamela Lampitt, D-Camden, an Assembly co-sponsor along with Gabriela Mosquera, D-Camden.

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Missing Teen With Developmental Disabilities Found in Bronx, NY Store: NYPD | NBC New York

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The 16-year-old girl with developmental disabilities who went missing in the Bronx earlier this week has been found safe, police say.

Karla Galarza was found Thursday evening at a Bronx clothing store, according to the NYPD. A store employee recognized Galarza from an image of the teen she saw on TV and called police.

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NY – Police searching for Karla Galarza, missing 16-year-old girl from the Bronx with developmental disabilities | 7online.com

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BRONX (WABC) — Police in Cortlandt are searching for a missing 16-year-old girl from the Bronx. Karla Galarza went missing at approximately 5 p.m. Tuesday and was last seen in the area of 358 East 149th Street in the Bronx.

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Ashley Winfrey found, located: Cincinnati, OH police find missing woman – Story

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A local woman missing for more than two weeks was in “good condition” when police found her Saturday afternoon.

Officers from the Cincinnati Police Department located Ashley Winfrey about 3 p.m. Saturday. They don’t believe she suffered any physical harm.

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Cincinnati, OH police seek help in finding missing woman Ashley Winfrey

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Cincinnati police are asking for help in finding a woman who has been missing since Aug. 21.

Ashley Winfrey, 28, who has developmental disabilities and is unable to care for herself, was last seen Aug. 21 leaving Deaconess Hospital, according to police.

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NJ – ‘Gold Alert’ legislation pushed following case of missing Woolwich man | NJ.com

WOOLWICH TWP. — In the wake of a two-day search for a mentally challenged township man who went missing this week, legislation introduced regarding a “Gold Alert” system similar to the Amber or Silver Alerts that currently exist is receiving positive feedback.

Michael Lawton, 35, walked away from his group home on Viereck Road Monday night. He was missing for nearly two nights before a passerby spotted him walking down Oak Grove Road around 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Introduced by Assemblywoman Pamela Rosen Lampitt (D-6 of Cherry Hill), the Gold Alert bill, which would provide information to the public for help finding missing individuals with developmental or intellectual disabilities, passed the Assembly Human Services Committee in May. It is modeled on the Silver Alert system, which provides similar information for missing senior citizens.

“I am deeply thankful that this individual was found quickly and was safely returned to his living facility. Fortunately, this story had a happy ending, but in such situations, that is not always the case. That’s why New Jersey needs the legislation I have proposed to create a ‘Gold Alert’ to assist the public and public safety officers in finding missing persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities,” Lampitt said.

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