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Silver Alert canceled for Spring Lake man

Posted January 26, 2012

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— A Silver Alert was canceled Thursday night for a 21-year-old Spring Lake man. 

The alert was issued over the weekend for Jorge F. "Lickey" Rangel.

Developed in 2007, Silver Alert is a system to 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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  • cinderella2133 Jan 27, 2012

    I was wondering the same thing! I really hope he is safe.

  • agglover Jan 27, 2012

    So was he found safely?