FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TO: News Media Representatives
FROM: Lieutenant Allan Baron
Phone: (979) 845-2345
DATE: November 14, 2012
SUBJECT: Missing Person – Case Number 12-1113-0005
The Texas A&M University Police Department is currently seeking assistance in locating a missing Texas A&M student, Thomas Linze Johnson. Johnson is described as a black male, 18 years of age, 5’11,” 180 lbs., black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen leaving his residence in College Station on Nov. 12 at approximately 5 p.m., wearing a black jacket, black shorts and grey shoes. He was also in possession of a set of “Dr. Dre Beats” brand headphones.
Johnson has family and friends in the Dallas area and may have traveled to the area.
Anyone with information regarding the location of Mr. Johnson is asked to contact University Police immediately at979-845-2345.
Texas A&M University Police Investigators traveled to Dallas on Wednesday November 14, 2012 attempting to locate missing Texas A&M University student Thomas Linze Johnson. With the assistance of the Dallas Police Department and the Texas Rangers, Mr. Johnson was safely located in the Dallas area at approximately 2:30am today. No further details regarding this incident are being released.
The safety of our community does not have borders. It is the goal of every law enforcement agency to protect the citizens that we serve. Be the eyes and ears of your police department. When you see suspicious activity contact the Texas A&M University Police Department at 979-845-2345, the College Station Police Department at 979-764-3600, or the Bryan Police Department and the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office at 979-361-3888. Together we can make a difference in our community.
Statement from Texas A&M Football Coach Kevin Sumlin:
“All of us are obviously very concerned about the safety and well-being of Thomas Johnson, who has been missing since Monday evening. Authorities are working closely with his family, friends and law enforcement agencies to help locate him. Thomas is a tremendous student-athlete, greatly admired by his fellow teammates and all of us on the coaching staff. If anyone has any current information about him or knows of his whereabouts, please contact his family or law enforcement authorities immediately. We pray for his quick and safe return.”