There's concern for a teenager missing for weeks from southwest Kansas.

Dereion Gaines, 15, was last seen on May 22, 2024, in Dodge City. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children says he may travel about 60 miles northwest of there to Garden City.


Missing from: Dodge City, Kan.

Missing since: May 22, 2024

Age then: 15

Height: 5'1’’

Weight: 100 pounds

Hair: Black

Eyes: Brown

Distinguishing features: Pierced ears

If you have information that could help the case, contact the Dodge City Police Department at (620) 225-8126; the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at (800) THE-LOST or online with NCMEC by clicking here; the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at (785) 296-4017 or online to the KBI by clicking here.


Annette Lawless has been tracking missing people for years with Missing in Kansas. To see the latest cases and to submit a tip, be sure to follow her on social media by clicking here