CANCELLED: Statewide Silver Alert issued for missing Newton woman

HARVEY COUNTY – The statewide silver alert for Doneva Arrowsmith of Newton has been canceled.

Doneva Arrowsmith, 74, was located southeast of Halstead. She was taken to the hospital for assessment. Any further inquiries should be directed to the Newton Police Department. Thanks for your help during this alert.


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HARVEY COUNTY – The Newton Police Department requested that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) issue a statewide Silver Alert for a missing Newton woman.

The whereabouts of Doneva Arrowsmith, age 74, are unknown, and the public’s assistance is requested to help locate her.

Arrowsmith is a white female, approximately 5 ft. 1 in. tall, who weighs 160 lbs. She has grey hair, hazel eyes, and wears glasses. Arrowsmith was last seen wearing a pink shirt, maroon jacket, blue leggings, white shoes, and carrying a brown purse.

She was last seen at the Walmart at 1701 S. Kansas in Newton, Kan. around 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 9. Arrowsmith was traveling in a gold 2004 Ford Ranger with Kansas license 481 BIB. She is an insulin dependent diabetic and has dementia.

If you see Arrowsmith or her vehicle, or have information about her whereabouts, please immediately call 911, or contact Harvey County Dispatch at (316) 283-4190.

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Derek Nester
Derek Nester
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2020 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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