KPD e-News Release: K.P.D. Searching for Wanted Suspect in Child Pornography Investigation (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. Searching for Wanted Suspect in Child Pornography Investigation (Update)
DATE: August 12, 2020
CASE #: 19-007801

20-000858

20-002202

20-004603

GENERAL NARRATIVE
Update: On the afternoon of August 12, 2020, Curtis D. Squires was arrested without incident. As of the time of issuance of this news release he remains confined in the Kingsport City Jail pending arraignment.

As previously released:

On July 15, 2020 Curtis D. Squires was indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury which returned a true bill, charging him with 6 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor/Distribution of Child Pornography. This indictment follows an extensive, over one-year-long, investigation by the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division.

As of the time of issuance of this news release, Mr. Squires remains wanted and at large. He is a 21 year old white male adult. He is approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs roughly 130 pounds, and has brown hair and hazel eyes. He is currently listed as transient/homeless; however, he has ties to both the Kingsport/Sullivan County and Erwin/Unicoi County areas.

A photograph is included in this release. 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

Due to the sensitive nature of this type of investigation, no additional details are able to be released.

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Curtis D. Squires
Age Date of Birth 11/6/1998

21 Years of Age

Gender/Race Male/White
Height/

Weight

5 feet 7 inches

130 pounds

Hair/Eyes Brown Hair

Hazel Eyes

Residency Transient/Homeless

Ties to Kingsport/Sullivan County and Erwin/Unicoi County

Charge(s) Sexual Exploitation of a Minor/Distribution of Child Pornography (6 counts)

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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