KPD e-News Release: K.P.D. Attempting to Locate Missing Teen Girl

Kingsport Police Department

Dale Phipps, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: K.P.D. Attempting to Locate Missing Teen Girl
DATE: March 28, 2022
CASE #: 22-005438
On the evening of March 25, 2022 Mariah Alexandra Valerio was reported as a missing juvenile to the Kingsport Police Department. While investigators have no reason to suspect foul play at this time, due to her minor age, every possible effort is being made to locate her.

Her photograph and detailed description are included in this release. Anyone who sees her, or who may know her 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 Mariah Alexandra Valerio
Age 17 Years of Age
Gender/Race Female Hispanic


5 feet 4 inches

119 pounds

Hair/Eyes Brown hair

Brown eyes

Other Description Nose ring in right nostril
Residency Kingsport, TN
Possible Clothing Last seen wearing:

· Black hooded jacket

· Black pants

Last Known Location 1100 block of Dorothy 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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