Local News

Silver Alert issued for missing Apex man

Posted November 11, 2009 10:19 p.m. EST

Silver Alert

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

Israel Salvo Graveran, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment, was last seen at 400 Homestead Park Drive.

The 28-year-old Hispanic man is 6 feet tall and weighs 240 pounds. He has medium length brown hair and brown eyes.

Graveran was wearing a beige blazer, black pants, black shoes and a black trench coat. He could be driving a turquoise Chevrolet Venture with N.C. license plate # XRE1651.

Anyone with information on Graveran's whereabouts should call Officer Kutcher at the Apex Police Department at 919-362-8661.

Developed in 2007, Silver Alert is a system that quickly notifies 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.