KPD e-News Release: K.P.D. Requests Assistance in Locating Missing Juvenile (Reissue)

Kingsport Police Department

Dale Phipps, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: K.P.D. Requests Assistance in Locating Missing Juvenile(Reissue)
DATE: October 12, 2021
CASE #: 20-002569
The following is a reissuance of an earlier alert originally released on February 6, 2020.

As previously released:

The Kingsport Police Department is requesting assistance from the public in locating missing juvenile, Stephen McGovern. While foul play is not suspected, Detectives are making every possible effort to locate him.

Stephen is a 16 year old white male juvenile. He is 5 feet 8 inches in height and weighs 145 pounds. He has blonde hair and blue eyes. He was last seen on January 30, 2020. His photograph is included below.

Anyone with any information regarding 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 these or any other cases wishes not to be identified, tips can be submitted anonymously via online “Citizen Feedback” forms available at the following link:

Name Steven McGovern
Age 16 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/White


5 feet 8 inches

145 pounds



Blonde Hair

Blue Eyes

Residency Kingsport, TN
Missing Since January 30, 2020

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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


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