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Gold Alert for Joseph Smith Cancelled


UPDATE (11-13-2021):  The Gold Alert for Joseph Smith has been cancelled.  Smith was located by police and transported to a nearby hospital for an evaluation before being returned to his parents.  

Incident/Complaint#:  50-21-34545

Date:  Friday, November 12th, 2021 at 9:34 p.m.

Location: 100 Block of Katrina Way, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:  Sgt. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for Joseph Smith (19).  Smith has a condition that can impact his health and safety if not properly monitored and treated.  Smith was last seen at approximately 9:20 p.m., leaving his residence in the 100 Block of Katrina Way.  Smith is a black male, 6’2″, 176 pounds, with brown hair and eyes.  Smith was last seen wearing green t-shirt, blue pajama pants, and no shoes.  

If you have any information regarding Smith’s whereabouts, please call 302-736-7111 or 911 immediately.

Joseph Smith
Dover, DE