KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Attempting to Locate Missing Juvenile (Update)

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

http://Police.KingsportTN.govwww.KingsportPDBlog.com

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Attempting to Locate Missing Juvenile (Update)
DATE: September 17, 2019
CASE #: 19-021671
GENERAL NARRATIVE
Update: Samantha Garcia has been located. She is now safe and is no longer considered a missing juvenile.

As previously released:

On September 15, 2019, Samantha Michelle Garcia, was reported as a missing juvenile to the Kingsport Police Department. While foul play is not suspected, based on her minor age and other factors relayed to Officers, there is reason to be concerned for her overall safety and well-being.

Samantha is a 14 year old Hispanic female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighs 117 pounds, and was last seen wearing a purple hooded sweatshirt and black pants with ripped knees. An array of recent photos has been included in this release.

Anyone who sees her is asked to make every possible effort to keep her in sight and contact the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division at 423-229-9429 or call Kingsport Central Dispatch at 423-246-9111.

Alternatively, if an individual who is able to supply information related to this or any other case wishes not to be identified, tips can be submitted anonymously via online “Citizen Feedback” forms available at the following link:

https://www.kingsporttn.gov/city-services/police-department/contact-us

MISSING JUVENILE INFORMATION
Name Samantha Michelle Garcia
Age 14 Years of Age
Gender/Race Female/Hispanic
Height/

Weight

5 feet 5 inches

117 pounds

Hair/

Eyes

Brown hair

Brown eyes

Residency Kingsport, TN
Last known clothing Purple Hooded Sweatshirt

Black Pants with Ripped Knees

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

ThomasMPatton

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