On Monday, May 21 the Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office received information of a missing person out of Texas. The individual could possibly be, or has been, in Mitchell County.
The missing person pictured is Joanie Phillips. She was known to be driving a white 2017 Hyundai Veloster with Texas license plate KGN3948.
Phillips’ cell phone is pinging off the cell phone tower in the area of T and 140 Road which is in southwest Mitchell County north of Hunter and southeast of Tipton. The ping is stating the phone is 10.6 miles east northeast of this tower. Law Enforcement has checked the area by aircraft and patrol vehicles. It is also possible she has lost or disposed of her cell phone.
According to a post on social media from the Mitchell County Sheriff, the individual is not believed to be dangerous. She is a missing person who is believed to be off of needed medication. If anyone sees this vehicle or Phillips contact the Sheriff’s Office at 738-3523.