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Silver Alert issued for missing north Chatham man

Posted November 30, 2008
Updated December 1, 2008

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— The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man.

Dan L. Frazier, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment, was last seen at his Cedar Terrace Road house in northern Chatham County.

The 49-year-old is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 185 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Frazier is possibly driving a tan 2002 Toyota Echo with N.C. license tag PYJ-9104.

Anyone with information about Frazier should call the Chatham County Sheriffs Office at 919-542-2911.

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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  • pcspain Dec 1, 2008

    This is Mr. Dan from Paint Your Pot in Cary. He has black hair that he wears in a ponytail. Anyone who has been in PYP knows who this is.

  • purplepat777 Dec 1, 2008

    Yes, it's kind of impossible to identify someone without a pic!

  • Z Man Dec 1, 2008

    This would be much more effective with a pic!