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Gold Alert Cancelled for Joseph Smith 9-1-15

The Gold Alert for Joseph Smith has been cancelled.  He was located in the Felton area and will be returned to his mothers care.

Date/Time: Monday, August 31st

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert in the case of a missing adult.  Joseph Smith (23) left his residence on Monday, August 31st at 9:00PM and fled from his mother.  Smith fled in a westbound direction from his residence in the 800 Block of Lincoln Street in Dover.  Joseph Smith suffers from mental and developmental conditions that require constant care.  Smith is described as a light skin black male, 6’2″, and 170 pounds.  He has dark brown hair, brown eyes, and a “scruffy” beard.  He was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, blue denim shorts, and was not wearing any shoes.  If anyone has any information on Smith’s whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111.

Joseph Smith
Joseph Smith