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Silver Alert issued for Franklin County teen

Posted March 10, 2013

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— The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is searching for 18-year-old Demario Dontre Johnson, who is believed to cognitively impaired.

Johnson was last seen at 115 Rice Drive in Youngsville, walking toward a school bus stop nearby.

The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for Johnson shortly before 11 p.m. Sunday.

He is black and has short, black hair, brown eyes and a tattoo on his right arm that says, "In God We Trust," authorities said. He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 250 pounds.

Johnson was last seen wearing a blue and red plaid sweater with a gray hood, a dark blue T-shirt, light blue jeans and white shoes.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff's office at 919-496-2511.

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  • Uhavenoclu Mar 11, 2013

    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is searching for 18-year-old Demario Dontre Johnson, who is believed to cognitively impaired.

    Believed to be?,get the facts straight before they issue these things.He is 18 AN ADULT NOT CHILD............Talk to family they should know,if they keep in contact with him?.