KPD e-News Release: Suspect Wanted in Theft of $40,000 “Food Truck” Trailer

Kingsport Police Department

Dale Phipps, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Suspect Wanted in Theft of $40,000 “Food Truck” Trailer
DATE: June 20, 2022
CASE #: 22-011238
On June 16, 2022 at approximately 4:30 PM, Kingsport Police Patrol Officers were called to a car wash, located in the 4000 block of Fort Henry Drive in Kingsport, in reference to the theft of a mobile restaurant “food truck” trailer.

The owner of the trailer, who also owns the car wash, had parked the trailer in one of the car wash stalls. It was believed to have been stolen earlier that day, sometime between 12:00 Noon and 4:00 PM. The value of the trailer and its contents was estimated at $40,000.

After further investigation by the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division, Detectives were able to establish probable cause to determine that Adam D. Moorefield was in possession of the stolen trailer.

A warrant has been obtained, charging Mr. Moorefield with Possession of Stolen Property over $10,000, which is a Class C Felony. He is aware of the charge against him and is actively avoiding apprehension.

Mr. Moorefield is a 34 year old white male adult. He is 6 feet 3 inches tall, weighs 195 pounds, and has brown hair and brown eyes. He also has numerous tattoos. He is believed to possibly be traveling in a white Jeep sport utility vehicle.

Photographs of Mr. Moorefield and the Jeep SUV are included in this release. Anyone who sees him, or who may know his current whereabouts, is asked to contact Detectives 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:

The stolen trailer has yet to be recovered. It is a black, Homesteader brand, 7 foot x 14 foot, enclosed, tandem axle utility trailer. A photograph of the trailer is included in this release. It is important to note that the decals and license plate were removed after the theft. Anyone who sees this trailer, or may know its current whereabouts, is also asked to contact the Kingsport Police Department as soon as possible.

Name Adam D. Moorefield
Age 34 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/White


6 feet 3 inches

195 pounds

Hair/Eyes Brown hair

Brown eyes

Other Numerous tattoos
Residency Kingsport, TN
Charge(s) Possession of Stolen Property over $10,000 (Class C Felony)
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-343-9749 (FAX)


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