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Name: Matthew Cespedes
Gender: Male   Race: Caucasian
DOB: 12/12/2005   Age: 17
Height: 5ft6in   Weight: 115
Hair: Brown   Eyes: Hazel
Case: 22-001776
Last Known Location: Food City at 4805 Broadway, Knoxville, TN Mountain Brooks Apts. - Prestwick Ridge Way, Knoxville, TN
Missing Persons As Of: 01/16/2022

As of April 7, 2022, while in t he process of being returned to his father he ran away again while stopped at the Food City at 4805 Broadway in Knoxville. 

Have you seen #missingperson Matthew Cespedes? On 1/16/22 he left his home on Prestwick Ridge Way in Knoxville on foot leaving a note saying he was with a friend and would be gone a few days. If you know Matthew’s whereabouts contact East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers at 865-215-7165, www.easttnvalleycrimestoppers.org or via the P3 TIPS app.  

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Name: Sarah Issacs
Gender: Female   Race: Caucasian
DOB: 06/29/1989   Age: 33
Height: 5ft4in   Weight: 135
Hair: Blonde   Eyes: Blue
Case: 21-035403
Last Known Location: 706 E. Inskip Apartment 12, Knoxville, TN
Missing Persons As Of: 09/16/2021
She last spoke with her father on September 16th around 12:30, but he has not heard or seen her since. Due to medical issues he is concerned for her safety. She may be driving a 1997 Toyota Camry (TN 4D36K3). Sarah should have her pet snake, a gold in color boa constrictor named Jay with her. She may be in the Anderson County. If you know where she is staying or see her click the Submit a Tip link. 
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Name: Robert Kitzmiller
Gender: Male   Race: Caucasian
DOB: 06/29/1949   Age: 73
Height: 5ft8in   Weight: 170
Hair: Gray   Eyes: Brown
Case: 22-032475
Last Known Location: Newell Brands - 1427 William Blount Drive, Maryville
Missing Persons As Of: 08/29/2022
On Aug. 29th at about 8:30 pm Kitzmiller left work at Newell Brands to get a friend dinner from Cook Out and take it to her at Tyson McGhee Airport. He was seen backing out of his parking space at work, but he never arrived at the airport, returned to work, or returned home on Atlantic Av, Knoxville. Kitzmiller was last seen driving his 2017 red Ford Mustang with a temporary tag. There is concern that he may have suffered a health crisis. If you have seen him or know his whereabouts contact East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers.
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Name: Denise Renee Patterson
Gender: Female   Race: Caucasian
DOB: 01/18/1971   Age: 52
Height: 5ft3in   Weight: 140
Hair: Brown   Eyes: Hazel
Case: 22-019729
Last Known Location: KARM - 418 N. Broadway, Knoxville, TN
Missing Persons As Of: 06/30/2022

Do you recognize missing person Denise Renee Patterson, 51? She came to Knoxville from Bradley County, TN a few months ago to visit a dying family member. While here she stayed at KARM on N. Broadway and would call her daughter on a regular basis. Her daughter last heard from her on June 22nd. Denise renewed her TN ID on June 29th and was at KARM on June 30th, but she has not been seen or heard from since leaving KARM. If you have seen Denise or know her whereabouts contact East TN Valley Crime Stoppers.

Call - **TIPS or 865-215-7165

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Name: Gavin Jones
Gender: Male   Race: Caucasian
DOB: 01/23/2008   Age: 15
Height: 5ft10in   Weight: 200
Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown
Case: 22-029384, 22-029361
Last Known Location: Bradshaw Rd, Knoxville
Missing Persons As Of: 08/08/2022
Gavi left his home, stealing his mother’s 2019 green Chevy Equinox with TN Tag 876 BDBB, during the early morning hours of August 8th. He may be heading to Wayne County, West Virginia to see his runaway girlfriend, Isabel, 13. If you see the car or Gavin do not approach him, call law enforcement at 9-1-1. If you have information on his whereabouts call Crime Stoppers at **TIPS or go to www.easttnvalleycrimestoppers.org. 
 
 
 
 
 
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Name: Rain Johnson
Gender: Female   Race: Black
DOB: 06/04/2007   Age: 15
Height: 5ft9in   Weight: 250
Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown
Case: 22-015129
Last Known Location: Selma Avenue, Knoxville
Missing Persons As Of: 04/25/2022
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Name: Aaryn Kelise Johnson
Gender: Female   Race: Black
DOB: 08/30/2007   Age: 15
Height: 5ft7in   Weight: 150
Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown
Case: 22-009331
Last Known Location: Lovell Road, Knoxville
Missing Persons As Of: 03/14/2022
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Name: Christen Alanna Beth Griffith
Gender: Female   Race: Caucasian
DOB: 08/12/2005   Age: 17
Height: 5ft4in   Weight: 95
Hair: Brown   Eyes: Blue
Case: 22-022397
Last Known Location: Lake Brook Academy - Knoxville
Missing Persons As Of: 06/16/2022

Have you seen Breonna Stacy Gardner, 17 or Christen Griffith, 16? They both ran away from Lake Brook Academy at 10:20 pm on June 16, 2022 and are believed to be heading to the Athens, TN or Chattanooga, TN areas. There is great concern for the safety of both girls. If you see either girl call 9-1-1. If you have any information on their whereabouts the contact East TN Valley Crime Stoppers at www.easttnvalleycrimestoppers.org or text us at **TIPS.

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Name: Breonna Stacy Gardner
Gender: Female   Race: Caucasian
DOB: 12/27/2004   Age: 18
Height: 5ft6in   Weight: 135
Hair: Red   Eyes: Brown
Case: 22-022397
Last Known Location: Lake Brook Academy - Knoxville
Missing Persons As Of: 06/16/2022

Have you seen Breonna Stacy Gardner, 17 or Christen Griffith, 16? They both ran away from Lake Brook Academy at 10:20 pm on June 16, 2022 and are believed to be heading to the Athens, TN or Chattanooga, TN areas. There is great concern for the safety of both girls. If you see either girl call 9-1-1. If you have any information on their whereabouts the contact East TN Valley Crime Stoppers at www.easttnvalleycrimestoppers.org or text us at **TIPS.

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Name: Lane Lister
Gender: Male   Race: Caucasian
DOB: 09/30/2005   Age: 17
Height: 5ft10in   Weight: 145
Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown
Case: 22-012784
Last Known Location: 3400 Block of Kingston Pike, Knoxville
Missing Persons As Of: 04/08/2022
Lane was last seen at around 5 pm on April 8th driving his Subaru Forester on Kingston Pike in Knoxville then later spotted getting out of his car and heading out on foot down the 3400 block of Kingston Pike. He may be in the area of the Third Creek Greenway or staying with friends.
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Name: Kemian Strawder
Gender: Male   Race: Black
DOB: 12/07/2005   Age: 17
Height: 5ft9in   Weight: 240
Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown
Case: 22-001989
Last Known Location: Mystic River Way, Knoxville
Missing Persons As Of: 01/18/2022
Kemian attends Powell HS.
Kemian's father last saw Kemian at home when he left for work on January 18th. Kemian was seen going into another apartment in the complex and then leaving that apartment around 3 pm. It is unknown where he went and he has not been heard from since. 
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Name: Malachi Franklin
Gender: Male   Race: Caucasian
DOB: 01/06/2005   Age: 18
Height: 5ft10in   Weight: 170
Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown
Case: 22-007787
Last Known Location: Karns area of Knoxville, TN
Missing Persons As Of: 03/03/2022

Have you seen runaway Malachi Franklin? He was last seen at his home in Knoxville on March 2, 2022 at around 10:30 pm. It is believed he left around 3 am on March 3, 2022. He was last seen wearing a purple hoodie and black pants. 

 

If you know the whereabouts of Malachi or have seen him REMAIN ANONYMOUS and Contact East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers at 865-215-7165, through our mobile app P3 TIPS, text us at **TIPS or go online at www.easttnvalleycrimestoppers.org. If your tip aids in his return you may be eligible for a CASH reward all while remaining anonymous.

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Name: Chakira Cotton
Gender: Female   Race: Black
DOB: 02/21/2006   Age: 17
Height: 5ft3in   Weight: 195
Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown
Case: 21-043454
Last Known Location: Pertinax Drive, Knoxville, TN
Missing Persons As Of: 11/17/2021

Do you know the whereabouts of #missingperson Chakira Cotton? When Chakira’s mom went to wake her up for school at 5:30 this morning, Nov. 17, 2021, she discovered her bed made and the back door unlocked. She was last seen by her mom at 10:30 the night before (Nov. 16, 2021). Chakira attends Central High School on Jacksoboro Pike. There is reason to believe that a man that goes by the name of Lyric may have information about Chakira's whereabouts. He is described as being in his early 30's, 5'2", heavy-set, mixed race - Black and Hispanic, light skinned, bald with greenish-blue eyes. If you have any information on the whereabouts of either Chakira or Lyric or his real name please contact East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers.

 

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Name: Bobbie Biles
Nickname: Bobbie McGee
Gender: Female   Race: Caucasian
DOB: 02/17/1972   Age: 51
Height: 5ft6in   Weight: 120
Hair: Brown   Eyes: Blue
Case: 20-039867
Last Known Location: **REPORTED SEEN IN THE FIVE POINTS AREA AROUND CRUZE STREET IN KNOXVILLE AS OF FEBRUARY 2022** Mission area and bus station near downtown Knoxville
Missing Persons As Of: 10/21/2020
Bobbie was reported missing in October 2020 by her mother and has not been seen by her family since 2018. Bobbie, who often goes by Bobbie McGee may be in the missions area or around the bus station near downtown Knoxville.
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Name: Devante Moore
Gender: Male   Race: Caucasian
DOB: 10/10/1999   Age: 23
Height: 5ft9in   Weight: 225
Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown
Case: 22-011885
Last Known Location: 409 Broadway in front of the KARM shelter
Missing Persons As Of: 03/30/2022

Have you seen Devante Moore, 22? Devante is autistic and is at risk of harming himself. He has diminished mental capacity. Devante was last seen on March 31, 2022 when he was dropped off in front of the KARM shelter on Broadway by Erlinger Hospital staff.  Devante did not check in at KARM or the Salvation Army and a witness said they saw him walking north on Broadway wearing a black jumpsuit or sweatpants and sweatshirt and crocs. His family is very concerned for his safety and they, along with the Knoxville Police Department is asking anyone with any information to contact East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers at 865-215-7165, Text: **TIPS, App: P3 TIPS or online at www.easttnvalleycrimestoppers.org. If you see him please call 9-1-1.

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Name: Mackenzie Hartney
Gender: Female   Race: Caucasian
DOB: 12/07/1995   Age: 27
Height: 5ft4in   Weight: 140
Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown
Case: 22-010896
Last Known Location: 400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN
Missing Persons As Of: 03/18/2022

Have you seen #missingperson Mackenzie Hartney? She was last seen on March 18th when she was released from the Knox County Detention Facility. She is from the Middle Tennessee area and has no ties to this area. Her mother is very concerned for her safety due to mental health issues. Mackenzie may be staying in the downtown area, possibly around KARM.

 

If you see Mackenzie or know her whereabouts contact East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers at 865-215-7165, Text **TIPS, via the P3 app or www.easttnvalleycrimestoppers.org. Let's help reunite MacKenzie with her family and get her the help she needs.

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Name: Elias Hundley
Gender: Male   Race: Hispanic
DOB: 09/13/2008   Age: 14
Height: 5ft3in   Weight: 115
Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown
Case: 22-009469
Last Known Location: Trescott Avenue, Knoxville
Missing Persons As Of: 03/15/2022
Elias was last seen by his mother on March 15th at around 8:40 pm near Trescott  Avenue wearing a white t-shirt, gray sweatpants and blue crocs. 
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Name: Navaiya Bolden
Gender: Female   Race: Black
DOB: 12/18/2007   Age: 15
Height: 5ft4in   Weight: 170
Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown
Case: 22-008233
Last Known Location: Hillside Place Apartments - North Knoxville, TN
Missing Persons As Of: 03/04/2022
Navaiya was last seen by her brother on Friday, March 4, 2022 at around 6:30 pm leaving their home. She left home on foot without any of her belongings. Navaiya, 14 attends Gresham Middle School in Knoxville. 
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Name: Tracy Joann Walton
Gender: Female   Race: Caucasian
DOB: 12/12/1979   Age: 43
Height: 5ft1in   Weight: 180
Hair: Black   Eyes: Hazel
Case: 21-041293
Last Known Location: 2110 Branner Street, Knoxville, TN
Missing Persons As Of: 10/30/2021

Tracy was last seen by her mother on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at about 1:30 pm on their front porch at 2110 Branner Street in Knoxville. Tracy was involved in a bad motor vehicle crash in September that resulted in her right arm being amputated, as well as memory loss. She has no history of wandering off or being away from home leading her mother to believe she may be in danger.

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Name: Ronald Ducote
Gender: Male   Race: Caucasian
DOB: 12/05/1954   Age: 68
Height: 5ft8in   Weight: 140
Hair: Gray   Eyes: Blue
Case: 21-039300
Last Known Location: Oak Creek Lane, Knoxville, TN
Missing Persons As Of: 09/02/2021
Ducote was released from Ft. Sanders medical on August 7, 2021 after spending time there recovering from a fall; however, upon release he has not returned home or contacted his caregiver. No one has had any contact with Ducote since September 2, 2021 when he was seen at the Mission. There is concern Ducote may be in a medical crises. 
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