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

Kingsport Police Department

Dale Phipps, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Attempting to Locate Missing Adult
DATE: February 7, 2022
CASE #: 22-002131
On the afternoon of February 5, 2022 Jesse Schaefer was reported as a missing person to the Kingsport Police Department. He has reportedly not been seen or heard from since January 17, 2022.

While there is no known reason to suspect foul play at this time, due to information shared with investigators regarding his personal history, there is cause to be concerned for his overall health and welfare.

Mr. Schaefer is a 39 year old white male adult with brown hair and blue eyes. He does not have a permanent residence, but was last known to be staying at the Super 8 Motel on Lynn Garden Drive and has been known to frequent Hunger First on East Center Street.

His photograph has been included in this release. Anyone who sees him or may possibly 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 Jesse Schaefer
Age 39 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/White


Not specified
Hair/Eyes Brown Hair

Blue Eyes

Other Description N/A
Residency No Permanent Address

Kingsport, TN

Possible Clothing Unknown
Last Known Location Super 8 Motel

700 Lynn Garden Drive

Kingsport, TN


Hunger First

818 Oak 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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