ATHENS, Ala. – Huntsville Police found Lonnie Ray Cottles, an Athens man with Alzheimer’s, who was reported lost earlier in the evening on Wednesday. Officers were able to track him down at a Huntsville gas station just after 11:30 p.m.
Cottles, 76, called 911 in Limestone County on Wednesday evening to say he had two hours of oxygen left. He drove to Huntsville and stopped at a gas station for help. The store called Huntsville Police.
“We appreciate everyone who helped share his photo and his information,” Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said.