KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Attempting to Locate Missing 16 Year Old

Kingsport Police Department

Dale Phipps, Interim Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Attempting to Locate Missing 16 Year Old
DATE: January 27, 2021
CASE #: 21-001609
On the evening of January 23, 2021 Devon Wiles (16 year old male juvenile) was reported missing to the Kingsport Police Department. While foul play is not suspected, due to his minor age, Investigators are making every possible effort to locate him.

His description and photograph are included in this release. Anyone who sees him or 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:

Name Devon Wiles
Age 16 years of age
Gender/Race Male/White


5 feet 9 inches

195 pounds

Hair/Eyes Brown hair

Blue eyes

Residency Kingsport, TN
Last Known Location 1600 block of Highland Street

Kingsport, TN

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-343-9749 (FAX)


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