A former Tupelo police chief who went missing Monday morning has been found safe.
Edward L. Crider, 88, was located at about 10 p.m. Monday in Russellville, Ky., Lee County E-911 shift supervisor Jason Nichols told the Daily Journal. He was safe and his family had been notified.
According to a driving distance website, Russellville is about 284 miles from Tupelo, where Crider had last been seen.
He went went missing after 10 a.m. Monday when he left his house in a dark blue four-door Cadillac Seville, according to TPD Chief Bart Aguirre.
Crider is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s, he said.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol issued a Silver Alert for Crider. Law enforcement was informed that the alert was rescinded a little before midnight.