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

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Attempting to Locate Missing Juvenile
DATE: September 17, 2019
CASE #: 19-021671
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:

Name Samantha Michelle Garcia
Age 14 Years of Age
Gender/Race Female/Hispanic


5 feet 5 inches

117 pounds



Brown hair

Brown eyes

Residency Kingsport, TN
Last known clothing Purple Hooded Sweatshirt

Black Pants with Ripped Knees

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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


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