Silver alert issued for man with Alzheimer's

77-year-old man without medication


KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Osceola County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a 77-year-old man with Alzheimer's.

John David Dowdell was last seen at his home on Emerald Lake Drive Thursday night around 10:00 p.m. 

The man is aparently without his medication and could be driving a 2005 Lincoln LS with Florida tag H903WK.

Dowdell is described as a white male, approximately 5'10", 185 lbs. with brown eyes and grey hair. He was last seen wearing blue boxer shorts, a white t-shirt and black sandals.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call the Osceola County Sheriff's Office at (407) 348-2222 or Crimeline at (800) 423-TIPS (8477).