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McDowell County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday August 3rd, 2022 :: 08:51 a.m. EDT



The McDowell County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in locating a missing, runaway juvenile: Thomas Burgin

Thomas is a 17-year-old white male with brown eyes and brown shaggy hair. He is approximately 6'0" tall and 170 pounds.

Thomas was last seen at 12am, Wednesday morning on 8/3/2022, near the Catawba River at Tom Johnson’s Camping Center.

Thomas was wearing a white long sleeve shirt, light colored shorts and tall black socks the time he ran away.

If you have information regarding the whereabouts of Thomas, please contact the McDowell County Sheriff's Office at 828-652-2235 or the non-emergency line at 652-4000.


McDowell County Sheriff's Office
593 Spaulding Rd
Marion, NC 28752

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-652-2235

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