Update at 5:04 a.m. Friday:
The Missing Adult Alert issued for a Stark County couple has been called off.
Zelma and Edgar Weiss were located in Pennsylvania and a family member has planned to pick them up.
Police have issued a regional alert asking for help in finding an elderly Stark County couple last seen in Columbiana County.
Authorities says Zelma Weiss may be driving a light blue 2005 Chrysler Town and Country bearing license plate DFR7810. Her husband, Edgar, is likely a passenger in the vehicle. Family members say he is insulin dependent and left home without taking his medication. He is also blind.
Police report the couple were "pulled over" earlier and given directions to get home from Columbiana County. More information is noted in the Missing Adult Alert below; anyone with information can call their local 9-1-1.
The Alert covers most of Northeast Ohio.
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A MISSING ADULT ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING REGIONS: NORTHEAST WHICH INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES: ERIE, HURON, RICHLAND, LORAIN, ASHLAND, MEDINA, CUYAHOGA, WAYNE, HOLMES, COSHOCTON, SUMMIT, STARK, TUSCARAWAS, LAKE, GEAUGA, PORTAGE, ASHTABULA, TRUMBULL, MAHONING, COLUMBIANA, CARROLL, JEFFERSON, HARRISON
BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR MISSING ADULTS FROM STARK COUNTY, OH, LAST SEEN ON 02/23/2012 IN COLUMBIANA COUNTY, OHIO AT 9:24 PM.
INFORMATION AS OF 2/23/2012 10:30 PM
THE ADULTS NAME IS ZELMA WEISS (STATUS IS MISSING) AGE 86 YEARS OLD, WHITE FEMALE HEIGHT 5 FEET 3 INCHES WEIGHING 150 POUNDS WITH GRAY HAIR AND HAZEL EYES. ZELMA IS WITH HER HUSBAND, EDGAR WEISS, AGE 86 YEARS OLD, WHITE MALE HEIGHT 5 FEET 10 INCHES WEIGHING 143 POUNDS WITH WHITE HAIR AND GRAY EYES.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: ZELMA AND HER HUSBAND EDGAR WERE SUPPOSED TO MEET THEIR DAUGHTER FOR DINNER. WHEN THEIR DAUGHTER ARRIVED AT THEIR HOME, THEY WERE GONE. EDGAR IS INSULIN DEPENDENT AND BLIND AND LEFT ALL HIS MEDICATION AT HOME. THEY WERE PULLED OVER PRIOR TO BEING ENTERED AS MISSING IN COLUMBIANA COUNTY, OHIO AND GIVEN DIRECTIONS TO GET HOME. THEY HAVE NOT YET RETURNED HOME.
THIS INDIVIDUAL MAY BE DRIVING A LIGHT BLUE, 2005, CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTY WITH THE LICENSE PLATE NUMBER DFR7810.
CALL 1-866-693-9171 TO LISTEN TO ALERT INFORMATION OR BE DIRECTED TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.
PLEASE CONTACT THE JACKSON TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT AT 330-832-1553 OR DIAL 911 IF YOU SEE THE INDIVIDUAL OR SUSPECT.