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

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Police Attempting to Locate Missing Juvenile (Update)
DATE: January 1, 2021
Update: Lukus Ketron has been located safe and is no longer considered a missing juvenile.

As previously released:

Law enforcement authorities are attempting to locate Lukus Dalton Ketron who has recently been reported missing. He was last seen on December 18, 2020 in Knoxville, TN at around 4:00 PM; however, he is from Kingsport and Investigators have reason to believe that he has returned to this area.

There is no known reason to suspect foul play at this time; however, due to his minor age, every possible effort is being made in an attempt to locate him. A photograph has been included in this release.

Anyone who knows 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:

Name Lukus Dalton Ketron
Age 16 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/White


6 feet

150 pounds

Hair/Eyes Brown Hair

Hazel Eyes

Residency Kingsport, TN
Last Known Clothing Red Jacket

Gray/Brown Pants

Blue/Red Shoes

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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


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