Independence Police Department
223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence, MO 64050-3013
Public Information Office
Officer Tom Gentry
For immediate release: April 23, 2015
Montel Johnson, 18 yrs old, of Independence, MO, who was reported missing since 6:30 p.m. this date has been found and appears to be in good condition.
At approximately 12:45 a.m. a clerk at a local Quik Trip called Independence Police to report he thought the missing young man might be in his store. The police officers responded and confirmed that it was Montel. His family was called to respond to the Quik Trip, and Montel was reunited with them. Thank you to everyone who helped spread the word in the social media and also to all of the local broadcast media who alerted the public.