LAKELAND, Fla. - An 82-year-old man from Lakeland who had been missing for two days has been found safe.
A Silver Alert was issued for Clarence Grier after the Lakeland Police Department (LPD) said he disappeared on Wednesday from a residence near W. 8th Street around 4:30 p.m. He had last been seen driving north of Ocala.
Family and friends were concerned for his well-being, saying he suffers from dementia and Alzheimer's.
Grier was found Friday at a Wawa in St. Petersburg, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
According to LPD, Grier served 34 years with the agency, retiring as deputy chief.