KPD e-News Release: K.P.D. Requests Citizens to Help Be on the Lookout for Missing Juveniles (Foul Play Not Suspected) (Update)

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

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

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: K.P.D. Requests Citizens to Help Be on the Lookout for Missing Juveniles (Foul Play Not Suspected) (Update)
DATE: July 10, 2020
CASE #: 20-014459 (Whitaker and Napier)

20-014529 (Bear)

GENERAL NARRATIVE
Update: William Napier and Emmanuel Bear have been located safe and are no longer considered missing. Dylan Whitaker is still classified as a missing juvenile.

Anyone who sees him, or who may know his current whereabouts, is asked to contact Detectives in 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

As previously released:

The Kingsport Police Department is asking area residents to help be on the lookout for three juveniles recently reported missing. Dylan Whitaker (14 years of age) and William Napier (16 years of age) were last seen on July 8, 2020 on Riverside Avenue in Kingsport. Emmanuel Bear (14 years of age) was last seen on July 5, 2020 on Barnett Drive in Kingsport.

While the Kingsport Police Department has no reason to suspect foul play in any of these cases, due to their minor age, Detectives are making every possible effort to locate these missing juveniles. Photos and descriptions of each juvenile are included in this release.

Anyone who sees any of them, or who may know any of their current whereabouts, is asked to contact Detectives in 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 #1 INFORMATION
Name Dylan Whitaker
Age 14 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/White
Height/

Weight

5 feet 10 inches

140 pounds

Hair/Eyes Brown Hair

Brown Eyes

Residency Kingsport, TN
Clothing Unknown

MISSING JUVENILE #2 INFORMATION
Name William Napier
Age 16 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/White
Height/

Weight

5 feet 10 inches

180 pounds

Hair/Eyes Sandy Hair

Green Eyes

Residency Kingsport, TN
Clothing Black Shirt, Blue Jeans, Red and White Shoes

MISSING JUVENILE #3 INFORMATION
Name Emmanuel Bear
Age 14 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/White
Height/

Weight

5 feet

150 pounds

Hair/Eyes Brown Hair

Hazel Eyes

Residency Kingsport, TN
Clothing Gray Hooded Sweatshirt, Light Blue Jeans with Holes

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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