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UPDATE (August 10, 2016  8:48 p.m.):

Cancel any lookout for Josephine Higdon. She has been located in good condition.

Original release (August 10, 2016  7:34 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a critical missing elderly woman.
Josephine Louise Higdon, 91, was last seen driving a gray Hyundai Accent with Maryland registration plate 'KAE217' on Annapolis Road in the Lansdowne area at 12:30 p.m.  She was following her husband to an auto repair shop in Baltimore County when he lost sight of her. 
Higdon is a white female standing 5'2" tall, is 140 pounds, has brown eyes and short gray hair.  It is unknown what she was wearing at the time of her disappearance. 
Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020 or dial 911.

UPDATE (July 27, 2016  3:18 p.m.):

Dorthy Louise White has returned home.

The Baltimore County Police Department thanks everyone who shared her information.

Original release (July 27, 2016  5:10 a.m.):

On behalf of the Baltimore County Police Department a Silver Alert is being activated for a missing 89-year-old black female.  
Dorthy Louise White is 4 ft, 11 inches, 125 pounds, has brown eyes and brown hair.  It is unknown what clothing she was last wearing. 
She was last seen leaving the 4000 block of Oakland Park Road in Randallstown, Baltimore County, at approximately 4:00 p.m. yesterday, July 26th, when she left to go to the bank and did not return. 
Dorthy is driving A 2008 navy blue Jaguar Type X  4-door vehicle with MD registration 5BZ1872. 
If seen, please Contact Baltimore County Police Department at 410-307-2020 or dial 911.

UPDATE (July 9, 2016  7:52 p.m.):

Thomas Woodrow Hopple, the 78-year-old man missing from Parkville has been located.

The Baltimore County Police Department thanks everyone who shared his information.

Original release (July 9, 2016  6:19 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are actively searching for a missing 78-year-old man from the Parkville area.

Thomas Woodrow Hopple is a white male subject, stands 5'10, weighs 180 lbs. and has green eyes and gray hair. He was last seen wearing a black and blue shirt, gray sneakers, and a black 'Air Guard' baseball cap. It is unknown if he was wearing pants or shorts.

He was last seen in the area of the 2900 block of Erie Avenue in Parkville at approximately 3 p.m. today, when he left in a red 2012 Ford 4-door Fusion bearing MD registration '1AR3379' headed to an unknown location.

Mr. Hopple does not have a cell phone but does suffer from numerous medical conditions that he takes medication for which may cause him some confusion.

The Maryland State Police have issued a Silver Alert for Thomas Woodrow Hopple.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.


Revised June 28, 2016