Lights & Sirens

Go behind the yellow tape with The News Tribune

NOTICE: Lights & Sirens has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved Lights & Sirens.
Visit the new section.

Missing WWII veteran from Puyallup found safe in Eastern Washington

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Sep. 6, 2012 at 11:32 am |
September 6, 2012 11:32 am

An 89-year-old World War II veteran from Puyallup who was reported missing Tuesday has been found safe in Eastern Washington.

Roy Alldritt’s roommate told Pierce County sheriff’s deputies that he drove her to a medical center in Seattle Tuesday and when she came out of the building 15 minutes later, he and his pickup truck were gone.

Alldritt suffers from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

He was spotted Wednesday night in the town of George. He was in his truck with his dog but was disoriented and did not know where he was, authorities said.

Alldritt was taken to a hospital in Quincy to be evaluated.

The News Tribune now uses Facebook commenting on selected blogs. See editor's column for more details. Commenters are expected to abide by terms of service for Facebook as well as commenting rules for Report violators to