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Man missing from Cary group home found safe

Posted May 17, 2011

Silver Alert

— A man who went missing from a Cary group home on Saturday has been found safe in Robeson County, Cary police announced Tuesday.

David Anthony Johnson, 50, has gone missing from the same Cary group home twice in less than a year. Silver Alerts were issued for him in both cases.

Developed in 2007, Silver Alerts quickly notify the public about missing endangered adults who suffer from dementia or other cognitive impairments, such as Alzheimer's disease.

It also allows caregivers and nursing homes to report a person missing. In the past, only a family member could report an adult missing.


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  • Hater like Darth Vader May 17, 2011

    Post a message up here if you actually care.

  • RB aka Spirit Warrior Woman May 17, 2011

    Blessed to hear it, but surprised Cary would allow a group home there. Must be beige.

  • JAT May 17, 2011

    Sounds like he needs to be in another place that can ensure his safety.

  • tlwilliams1237 May 17, 2011

    To BigUNCFan why would a friend or relative take him to Robeson County if they knew his conditions instead of just taking him back to the group home...And catching the bus having dimentia come on seriously i don't think that even came across his mind!!!!!!!

  • BigUNCFan May 17, 2011

    "How did he get from Cary to Robeson County is what I whant to know"

    May have hitchhiked or caught a ride from a friend or relative or may have ridden a bus.

  • rufiedufie May 17, 2011

    glad he was found safe, the group home needs to figure out ways to keep their patients safe. How did he get from Cary to Robeson County is what I whant to know

  • miketroll3572 May 17, 2011

    I wonder if this is the place on Chatham St. This place should be shut down. The workers there lie, cheat, steal and could care less about the ones who live there.