Missing Davenport man located

Originally Posted Online: March 15, 2013, 10:24 am
Last Updated: March 15, 2013, 12:02 pm
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UPDATE: Davenport police said Mr. Miles has been found safe.


Davenport police are looking for a 70-year-old man with dementia, who has been missing since 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

Saint Joseph Miles is about 5-feet-8, 150 lbs., and was last seen wearing a brown coat with fur on the hood, blue jeans, and brown boots.

He has dementia and needs medication for other health conditions.

Anyone who has information on Mr. Miles whereabouts is asked to call the Davenport Police Department at (563) 326-6154.


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  Today is Sunday, July 27, the 208th day of 2014. There are 157 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rock Island Paper Mill is now operating. It is an establishment which our people ought to encourage by saving all rags for the mill, where you can get cash and the highest prices for them.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market Square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Henry Kramer was elected president of the Tri-City Typothetae Franklin Club, which took the place of the Tri-City Ben Franklin Club.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mrs. Floyd Furh, Illinois City, was first-place winner in the second annual Gov. Horner Farm floral contest.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Nearly 4,000 people are expected to attend weekend sessions of the Jehovah's Witnesses Assembly being held at the Masonic Temple.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The B-29 Super-Fortress bomber is impressive looking, and it did the job during World War II. Its claim to fame is dropping the atomic bombs in Japan to end the war. Only one B-29 is operational in the world today. It is on display at the Quad City Airport in Moline until Friday.

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