Silver Alert Cancelled For Missing Greenville Man

Authorities have cancelled a Silver Alert for a missing Greenville man.

There is no immediate word from Greenville police where Billy Wells was found or his condition.


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A Silver Alert has been issued for an 88-year-old Greenville man. Police say Billy Benton Wells is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

The alert was issued early Thursday morning.

Police say Wells was last seen at 520 Westchester Dr. He may be headed to Missouri in a 2006 White Chevy Impala, with NC tags WXY5709.

Anyone who knows where Wells may be is asked to call Greenville Police at (252) 329-4300.


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  • by crystal on Mar 3, 2011 at 02:50 PM
    THANK GOD THAT HE WAS FOUND, AS WELL AS THE LADY FROM CHOCOWINITY!! MY GOD BE WITH THE MAN
  • by sid Location: washington on Mar 3, 2011 at 02:49 PM
    he is safe. just talked to his son-in-law
  • by Anonymous Location: Greenville,NC on Mar 3, 2011 at 11:38 AM
    SAFELY FOUND !!!
  • by Anonymous on Mar 3, 2011 at 06:26 AM
    confused....how do they know he is going to Missouri...sounds like he just wants to get away.
  • by kee Location: gville on Mar 3, 2011 at 06:20 AM
    Now this is the second story that I have heard today with these people being in their late 80;s driving far off. There is two individuals that are 87 and 81 that was driving they believed to Flordia. I don't know these individuals but I pay for their safe return.
  • by Shawn on Mar 3, 2011 at 05:49 AM
    Praying for you, Friends are here for you and you know who they are
  • by Balinda Location: greenville on Mar 3, 2011 at 05:44 AM
    I will be praying for Billy. What a man!! I love you Mr. Billy. Please make him safe.
  • by Anonymous on Mar 3, 2011 at 04:25 AM
    It might be safer there. Pray for God to look out for him on his journey.
  • by Allison Location: Washington on Mar 3, 2011 at 12:03 AM
    oh my gosh, I hope and pray Mr. Wells is found safely.
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