May 18, 2011

Woman reported as Silver Alert found on Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key – An 89 year old woman from Naples, Florida reported missing by her son was found on Big Pine Key early today.

Deputy Spenser Bryan spotted the red Honda Accord  traveling north at high speed at the 30 mile marker at 1 a.m., so he pulled it over. The driver was identified as Evelyn Liedke. He asked her why she was in such a hurry and she said she was trying to get home.

He asked her where home was and she said Naples. He asked her where she thought she was and she said she thought she was in Naples and she was looking for highway 441.

When Deputy Bryan checked her identity with Sheriff’s dispatchers, they reported there was a Silver Alert issued for her. Her son Dick was notified she’d been found.

Her son said he’d be en route to meet her. She was taken to Lower Keys Hospital to wait for her son. Her vehicle was towed.

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