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

Kingsport Police Department

Dale Phipps, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Attempting to Locate Missing Juvenile
DATE: September 4, 2021
CASE #: 21-017909
On the afternoon of August 25, 2021, Jaylen Blye was reported as a missing juvenile to the Kingsport Police Department. While Detectives have no reason to suspect foul play at this time, every possible effort is being made to locate him.

He was last seen on August 19, 2021 in the 1000 block of West Sullivan Street in Kingsport. His photograph and description are included below. Anyone who sees him or may know his current whereabouts is asked to contact 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 Jaylen Blye
Age 15 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/Black


5 feet 4 inches

150 pounds

Hair/Eyes Black hair

Brown eyes

Residency Kingsport, TN
Last Known Location 1000 Block of W. Sullivan 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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