KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Attempting to Locate Missing Teenager

Kingsport Police Department

Dale Phipps, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Attempting to Locate Missing Teenager
DATE: July 16, 2021
CASE #: 21-013274
On the evening of June 27, 2021 Dakota J. Hamilton was reported as a missing juvenile to the Kingsport Police Department. He was last seen at approximately 9:00 PM that evening, on foot, in the 1000 block of Maple Street in Kingsport. While there is no known reason to suspect foul play at this time, due to his minor age, Investigators are making every possible effort to locate him.

His photograph and physical description are included in this release. Anyone 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:

Name Dakota J. Hamilton
Age 16 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/White


5 feet 10 inches

150 pounds

Hair/Eyes Brown hair

Brown eyes

Other Description Tattoo of three cards on right arm
Residency Kingsport, TN
Possible Clothing Black t-shirt

Gray long athletic pants

Black and white shoes

Last Known Location 1000 block of Maple 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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