Missing Alzheimer's patient from Howard Co. found safe

March 02, 2010|By Liz F. Kay | liz.kay@baltsun.com | Baltimore Sun reporter

A 65-year-old Alzheimer's patient who drove away from her Ellicott City home Monday has been found in Prince George's County, according to Howard County police.

Patsy Thomas Newman left about 5:45 p.m. in a silver 2008 Ford Escape, according to police.

After issuing a "silver alert," state police troopers found Newman at 1 p.m. Tuesday in a disabled vehicle on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Prince George's County.

She was in good condition, police said.

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