Silver Alert issued for Hancock Co. man


GREENFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — Police have issued a Silver Alert for a Hancock County man who is blind and sometimes has seizures.

Jody Eugene Scroggins, 56, spoke with family members late Monday night. When family went to his home Tuesday morning, they found his front door open. His personal items were left in the home.

Scroggins is white, 6 foot tall and weighs about 180 pounds. He has shoulder length brown hair and brown eyes. It’s unclear what he was wearing, but his shoes were still in his house.

Scroggins lives in the Philly Estates Mobile Home Park on U.S. 40 in Greenfield, which is about 22 miles east of Indianapolis.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts should call the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department at 317-477-1144. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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