85-year-old missing SC woman found safe in NC

85-year-old missing SC woman found safe in NC
Jaxie Rogers is believed to be driving a white 2008 Buick Lacrosse with SC tag DYY232, leaving at a slow speed. (Source: SLED)

LATTA, S.C. (WCSC) - A missing 85-year-old South Carolina woman has been found safe after a four-day search.

Jaxie Rogers disappeared last Friday afternoon and was found safe in Columbus County, North Carolina Tuesday and transported to the hospital for treatment.

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office had taken the lead in the investigation of an 85-year-old woman with dementia who has been missing since Friday afternoon.

Police released a second photo of Rogers in the hopes someone might recognize her.
Police released a second photo of Rogers in the hopes someone might recognize her. (Source: Latta Police Department)

A possible sighting was reported Sunday afternoon in North Carolina.

Latta Police said her caregiver told them they had gone to an IGA store and the caregiver went inside to get groceries. The caregiver said that when she reached the counter, she saw the vehicle they traveled in, a white 2008 Buick Lacrosse with SC tag DYY232, leaving at a slow speed.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division issued an endangered missing person alert for Rogers Saturday. Latta Police say a Silver Alert was also in effect.

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