Suffolk Police Issue a Silver Alert for 87-Year-Old with Dementia


The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for an 87-year-old man suffering from dementia. Medio Figliolia was last seen standing in his driveway of his house at 8 Southhaven Avenue, Mastic, in the early morning on September 18. He was reported missing the night of September 19.

Police reports describe Figliolia as 5 feet 10 inches tall, balding, with a slim build. Figliolia is white.

According to Suffolk County Police, Figliolia might be behind the wheel of a 1994 Chevrolet Sport Van with a NY license plate of 79 MCL.

Silver Alerts are a missing persons alert system specifically for people with special needs. Anyone with any tips on Figliolia’s whereabouts is asked to contact Suffolk County’s 7th Squad at 631-852-8742.