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State Wide Silver Alert declared for missing Indiana man

The following is a statement issued verbatim on Saturday from the Indiana State Police Headquarters:

A State Wide Silver Alert has been declared.

The Clark County Sheriff is investigating the disappearance of an adult from Charlestown, Indiana. Charlestown Indiana is located approximately 20 miles north of Louisville, KY. Dietrich L. Nelson is a 75 year old white male, 6 feet tall, weighing 325 lbs., with short gray hair worn in a buzz cut, has brown eyes and a scar on his right ear. Dietrich L. Nelson was last seen on Friday, November 8, at 10:00 am, and is believed to be in danger. Dietrich L. Nelson was last seen wearing blue jeans, gray sweatshirt, and black tennis shoes. Dietrich L. Nelson may be disoriented and require medical attention. He is believed to be driving a white 2012 Ford F-350 pickup truck with Indiana plate F97OBP.

If you have any information on Dietrich L. Nelson, contact the Clark County Sheriff by calling 812-246-6996.

The Clark County Sheriff's Department has requested a Silver Alert for Dietrich L.Nelson . Please directed inquiries to that department at 812-246-6996.

In accordance with established Silver Alert guidelines the Indiana State Police is assisting with the statewide dissemination of this Silver Alert to Indiana media outlets.

All inquiries related to this Silver Alert should be addressed to the agency requesting this authorized alert, which in this particular Silver Alert is the Clark County Sheriff's Department. Please review the attached documents for information about this specific alert.

There is no additional information or facts available from the Indiana State Police Department related to this Silver Alert.

Any inquiries to the Indiana State Police regarding this Silver Alert event will be directed to the Clark County Sheriff's Department.


Dietrich L. Nelson may be disoriented and require medical attention.

For full details, view this message on the web.

Alert Details


Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property


Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately


Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing


Law enforcement, military, homeland and local/private security

Event Description:

Silver Alert

Sent by Indiana State Police-Headquarters - Statewide

100 N Senate Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204

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