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Silver Alert issued for Apex man, 37

Posted July 8, 2008

— The state Tuesday issued a Sliver Alert for Jirpesh Raojibhai Patel, 37, of Apex, who police said is believed to suffer from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Patel, who goes by the nickname Jerry, was described as being white, weighing 145 pounds and standing 5 feet 4. He was last seen wearing navy blue pants, a white, long-sleeved shirt and black dress shows. He wears glasses.

Patel was last seen at a gas station at 1414 E. Williams St., in Apex. Police said he might be trying to reach Nadiad, Gaujarat, India


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  • bomanicous Jul 8, 2008

    He used to be Indian but now goes by Jerry so he's now white.

    All joking aside, I hope he gets home safe.

  • FloydTurbo Jul 8, 2008

    From Apex to India .... does one go East or West ???

  • jkca Jul 8, 2008

    He's described as being what color?????

  • Scubagirl Jul 8, 2008

    Hope they find him safe

  • cassyfaye Jul 8, 2008

    wasnt he missing once before in april? hmm yea patel, india, white... a little confussing....

  • Adelinthe Jul 8, 2008

    Praying for him and his loved ones.

    God bless.

    Rev. RB

  • wonderif Jul 8, 2008

    Patel, India, white? don't think so--that would be Indian