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Silver Alerts in Raleigh, Durham

Posted October 25, 2013

Men from Cary, Raleigh and Durham were the subject of Silver Alerts Friday afternoon.

In Raleigh, Kenneth Craig Smith, 56, was last seen at 12600 Shooting Club Road. He is described as a white man, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing about 150 pounds. Smith has brown hair and blue eyes, and he was wearing blue jeans, white sneakers and a baseball cap.

He may be headed to Wilmington, NC.

In Durham, 27-year-old Guillermo Villeda Jr. was the subject of the alert. He is described as a black man with an afro, about 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighing 290 pounds. Villeda has a tattoo of “Old 0351” on his left wrist. He was last seen wearing a beige hoodie with brown symbols on it, a black T-shirt, dark blue jeans and black sneakers with white checks on them.

Villeda was seen shortly after noon in the area of Fayetteville Street and Cornwallis Road. He was seen again around 5 p.m. in the area of Stallings Road and Armitage Drive driving a black Chevrolet Avalanche pickup truck with a six-inch lift and chrome wheels.

In Cary, James Arthur Black, an 86-year-old man, was reported missing from 4000 Glenaire Circle. Cary police canceled the Silver Alert for Black around 6:30 p.m. Friday.

All three men are believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Anyone with information about either missing man is asked to contact authorities.



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