Silver Alert Issued for Missing LaVergne Man with Medical Condition

Jan 10, 2024 at 10:26 pm by WGNS News

Have you seen 68-year-old Danny Dalton of LaVergne?


LaVergne, TN - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has issued a Silver Alert for 68-year-old Danny Dalton, a resident of the Northern end of Rutherford County. Mr. Dalton was last seen at his residence in LaVergne on January 8, 2024, prompting concerns about his well-being.


The missing man has a medical condition that may impair his ability to return home safely without assistance. Standing at approximately 5'8" and weighing 165 lbs, Dalton is described as wearing glasses and potentially donning a sweatshirt, sweatpants, and an earring in his left ear.

Silver Alerts in Tennessee are specifically reserved for missing adults who suffer from conditions such as Alzheimer's, dementia, or physical impairments that hinder their ability to return home independently. The urgency in locating Mr. Dalton is underscored by the critical nature of the first few hours after someone goes missing, as stated by the TBI.

Local authorities, particularly the LaVergne Police Department (LPD), are actively seeking any information that could lead to Mr. Dalton's whereabouts. Concerned citizens are urged to contact the LPD at (615) 793-7744. Additionally, the TBI has set up a dedicated hotline for information related to missing persons: 1-800-TBI-FIND (1-800-824-3463).

Community involvement is crucial in situations like these, as every piece of information can make a significant impact in locating the missing individual. Friends, neighbors, and anyone who may have seen or interacted with Danny Dalton are encouraged to come forward and assist in the search efforts.

As the community bands together to find Mr. Dalton, the Silver Alert serves as a reminder of the importance of swift action and collaboration in locating missing individuals with special circumstances. The well-being of Danny Dalton hinges on the collective efforts of the community and law enforcement agencies working tirelessly to bring him home safely.

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