KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Attempting to Find Missing 69 Year Old Man (Update)

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Attempting to Find Missing 69 Year Old Man (Update)
DATE: August 26, 2020
CASE #: 20-018238
Update: Thanks to citizen tips, Charles D. Roberts has been located safe and is no longer considered a missing person.

As previously released:

On the afternoon of August 25, 2020, Charles D. Roberts was reported missing to the Kingsport Police Department by a family member, who advised that he had not been seen or heard from since August 21st. While there is no known reason to suspect foul play at this time, due his age, health, and recent medical history, his family is concerned for his safety, and investigators are making every possible effort to locate him.

Mr. Roberts is a 69 year old white male adult. He is approximately 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs roughly 154 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. He is possibly traveling in a gray 2018 Nissan Sentra compact sedan displaying TN registration 6D07Z3.

Anyone who sees him or his vehicle or may possibly know his current whereabouts is asked to promptly 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:

Name Charles D. Roberts
Age 69 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/White


6 feet 3 inches

154 pounds

Hair/Eyes Brown Hair

Hazel Eyes

Residency Kingsport, TN
Possible Vehicle Gray 2018 Nissan Sentra

TN License Plate 6D07Z3

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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


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