Kingsport police searching for 5 sex offenders


Kingsport police need your help in finding five wanted sex offenders.

According to the Kingsport Police Department, James Felker, Johnathan Messer, Miles Mullins, Shawn Hayes, and Steven Blakley are all wanted for various violations of the Sex Offender Registry.

Anyone with information about the men below are asked to call 423-229-9429 or 423-246-9111.

James Felker, 30, was convicted in 2006 for rape in the 3rd degree in Washington State.

Johnathan Messer, 27, was convicted in 2006 for a sexual offense with a minor by computer.

Miles Mullins, 41, was convicted in 2004 for two counts of statutory rape.

Shawn Hayes, 41, was convicted in 1992 for forcible rape of a juvenile. Police believe he may have moved to Vermont.

Steven Blakley, 44, was convicted earlier this year for exposing himself to female students in the Dobyns-Bennett High School Parking Lot. Police believe he may be at Model City Apartments on Stonegate Road, Maple Oak Apartments on Mapleoak Lane, or in Sevierville, Tennessee.