Sgt. Samantha Stephens, a 10-year veteran with SCMPD, was the officer who found Julia Anderson, a missing 73-year old woman suffering from Alzheimer's. She left her home around 8 p.m. yesterday and officers searched for her for hours. Mrs. Anderson was stuck in a ditch, but Sgt. Stephens heard a faint voice. That voice, led her to Mrs. Anderson who is now back home with loved ones.
A technician at a nearby Auto Repair Shop thanked Sgt. Stephens for her service. He saw a hand go up and Stephens sprinting towards the shallow ditch that Anderson was found in.
UPDATE: METRO NEEDS YOUR HELP LOCATING MISSING WOMAN WITH ALZHEIMER'S
Good news! Metro officers located Ms. Anderson. She is safe and in good condition.
Metro is searching for Julia Anderson, 73, who left her home in the 2000 block of E. 41st Street at about 8 p.m. She was last seen wearing a gray jogging suit with a white and gray striped shirt. If you see her please call 911 immediately! ... See MoreSee Less