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***Update 2/5/2014 Missing Man Returns Home***14-018 Silver Alert Issued for Missing And Endangered Clearwater Man

***Update 2/5/2014***

Deputies have advised that Edward Flaherty has returned to his Clearwater home on his own accord. He is safe and in good health.

***Update Ends***

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau

Edward P. Flaherty (Missing Man)
DOB: 06/19/1937
Address 2267 Monaco Lane, Clearwater (Top of the World)
Vehicle: 2010 Buick Enclave (brown)
Florida Plates HGZ9B

A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing and endangered elderly Clearwater man. Deputies are seeking the public’s help to locate him.

Deputies responded to the call for the missing man at about 9:38 p.m. on Friday, January 31, 2014.

Deputies responded to a private residence located at 2297 Monaco Lane in Clearwater after he was reported missing.

According to deputies, 76-year-old Edward P. Flaherty was reported missing by his wife at about 9:38 p.m. on Friday, January 31, 2014. Flaherty’s wife told deputies they had an argument and that Mr. Flaherty left in their vehicle,  a 2010 brown Buick Enclave, Florida license plate HGZ9B.

Deputies say Mr. Flaherty may be endangered as he does not have the medications that he needs to treat a brain injury he sustained over 20 years ago.

Mr. Flaherty is 5’9″ tall, and weighs about 250lbs. He wears glasses. At this time his clothing description is unknown.

Mr. Flaherty has been entered into NCIC and FCIC database and a Silver Alert has been issued.

Deputies are asking the public for their assistance to locate him; and ask that anyone with information on his whereabout report it immediately to their local law enforcement.

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Drop off your expired or unused medications during business hours at Operation Medicine Cabinet drop boxes located at two Sheriff’s Office locations:

The Sheriff’s Administration Building
10750 Ulmerton Rd.

The Sheriff’s North District Office at
737 Louden Avenue

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