Silver Alert – Missing Person UPDATE: Found

August 17, 2020

*** UPDATE *** Marilyn has been found safe and is being transported to Monmouth Medical South for evaluation and treatment. Thank you to all agencies involved in the search, as well as, everyone who shared this post. Press release will follow.


August 15, 2020

TOMS RIVER, NJ (0CEAN)–Police are currently looking in the Lake Ridge section of town for an 80 year old female with Alzheimer’s who left her home earlier this morning. She is 5’ 7”, approximately 120lbs, with blue eyes and grey hair. She was last seen wearing blue pants sneakers and white jacket. Anyone with any information please call 732-349-0150. Thank you


The New Jersey State Police and Toms River Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance with locating Marilyn Balzer, 80, from Toms River Township, Ocean County.

Marilyn was last seen earler today, at approximately 7:30 a.m., leaving her residence in the Lake Ridge section of Toms River Twp. She is described as a white female, 5’7″, 120 pounds, with blue eyes and grey hair. She was last seen wearing a white top and blue jeans.

Marilyn suffers from Alzheimer’s and may attempt to return to a previous residence in Union City or Old Bridge Township.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Jersey State Police Missing Persons Unit at 609-882-2000 ext. 2554 or the Toms River Police Department at 732-349-0150.