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Missing Powder Springs man, 75, found in Brunswick

  • 11:23 am Thursday, October 16th, 2014 by David Gibson

A Mattie’s Call for a Powder Springs man was canceled Thursday night after he was found in good health in Brunswick.

David J. Berta, 75, had last been seen leaving his residence Wednesday afternoon with his dog, according to Cobb County police.

His family was notified after he was found, police said.

Atlanta police: Missing woman, 66, found safe

  • 10:12 pm Monday, September 22nd, 2014 by Angel K. Brooks

A Mattie’s Call was canceled Wednesday after a missing 66-year-old woman was found, Atlanta police said.

Maxine Gregg was reported missing Monday by her family. She was traveling through Atlanta and had last been seen on West Peachtree Street around 12 a.m., authorities said.

Police said Wednesday that Gregg had been located in good health.

Update: Woman missing from Roswell health care facility found safe in Alabama

  • 2:14 pm Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 by Rodney Thrash

A Mattie’s Call has been canceled for a 64-year-old woman missing from a Roswell health care facility.

Obadyah Yahyisrael allegedly took girlfriend Dorothy Janet Paige from the facility Sept. 1, the Roswell Police Department said in a Facebook post.

Police were “concerned for her well-being and safety because Dorothy has a number of health issues that require medication and care,” according to the Facebook post.

Paige and Yahyisrael were found in Anniston, Ala., police spokeswoman Lisa Holland told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Yahyisrael is in custody, and authorities are working to get Paige back to Roswell, Holland said.

Missing Clayton County woman found

  • 10:19 pm Thursday, August 28th, 2014 by Angel K. Brooks

A Mattie’s Call was canceled Friday afternoon after a missing 53-year-old Clayton County woman was found.

Donna Sue Allgood had last been seen Thursday around 8 a.m. from the area of Royce and Attleboro drives in Jonesboro, Clayton County police said.

Information was not released on how and where she was found.

Missing Austell woman, 70, returns home

  • 3:53 pm Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 by Angel K. Brooks

A Mattie’s Call was canceled late Tuesday afternoon for a 70-year-old Austell woman.

Andrea Jordan had last been seen by a family member around 11:30 a.m., Cobb County police said.

Later in the afternoon, she returned home in the family car, police said.

Mattie’s Call cancelled for 78-year-old man

  • 8:56 pm Friday, August 15th, 2014 by Michelle E. Shaw

UPDATE: Francisco Jose Garcia was located in good condition by Fulton County police at a gas station in his car about 18 hours after he was last seen by family members.

ORIGINAL REPORT: Cobb police are looking for a 78-year-old man who was last seen in Austell.

Francisco Jose Garcia was last seen Thursday about 6:30 a.m., in the 3000 block of Sweet Flag Run, and his direction of travel is unknown. He is thought to be in a black 1995 Isuzu Rodeo, with Georgia plate AUR4001.

Garcia is described as 5-foot-7, with brown eyes and mostly bald with brown and gray hair. [More]

Mattie’s Call canceled for Paulding man, 79

  • 11:10 pm Thursday, August 14th, 2014 by Angel K. Brooks

A 79-year-old Paulding County man missing since Wednesday night has been found.

Authorities issued a Mattie’s Call on Thursday night for Preston Boyd Perren, who was last seen about 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Powder Mill Drive in Dallas.

Perren was located in Crossville, Tenn., Paulding sheriff’s spokesman Cpl. Ashley Henson said in an emailed statement just after 8:15 a.m. Friday.

“Perren was safe and is in the process of being reunited with his family,” Henson said.

Missing 65-year-old Cobb woman found

  • 10:54 pm Thursday, August 14th, 2014 by Angel K. Brooks

A 65-year-old Cobb County woman reported missing Thursday night has been found, authorities said Friday.

Authorities had issued a Mattie’s Call for Janice Whitted, who had last been seen on Pete Shaw Road in Marietta. Her family thought she was going to Town Center Mall.

She had spoken with her family since leaving, but they said she sounded confused and unaware of her location, which was the area of Crossville, Tennessee, Cobb police said. Her credit card was used in Monticello, Kentucky, earlier in the day, they said.

Just before 1 p.m. Friday, the Mattie’s Call was canceled. Police said Whitted was located in good [More]

Missing Clayton County woman, 54, found

  • 10:43 pm Thursday, August 14th, 2014 by Angel K. Brooks

A Mattie’s Call was cancelled Thursday night for a 54-year-old Clayton County woman who had been reported missing.

Rebecca Ruth Tillman had last been seen around 2 p.m. on Scott Drive in Conley, police said.

No information was released on how she was found.

Missing Atlanta woman found safe

  • 10:35 am Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 by Fran Jeffries

UPDATE: Chelsey Lyons was found safe Tuesday morning, according to Atlanta police.

ORIGINAL: The Atlanta police have issued a missing persons alert for an 18-year-old woman last seen around 9 p.m. Monday night walking away from an apartment on Jonesboro Road.

Police said Chelsey Lyons has a history of wandering off. In this instance they don’t know what direction she headed when she left an apartment in the 2900 block of Jonesboro Road.

The police lookout bulletin said while Lyons has diminished mental capacity she is able to ask for help.  She is described as 5-foot-5 and weighing 130 pounds.

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