The search for a 26-year-old Kansas City, Kan. man has entered its 10th day Wednesday. There has been no trace of the man, authorities said.
Matthew Johnson was among a group of people celebrating a close friend’s birthday on a party bus before he disappeared June 18.
He was last seen about 3:30 a.m. in the 4000 block of Nearman Drive. His vehicle was found about a mile and a half away near North 59th Street and Sewell Avenue.
Family members reported Johnson missing about 10 p.m. the day he disappeared.
Police have since searched for clues in Johnson’s disappearance, including several wooded areas near Nearman Drive.
Search efforts have included multiple methods, said Kansas City, Kan. police officer Cameron Morgan.
“We have searched the area on foot, with drone, cadaver dogs and with the Kansas Highway Patrol’s helicopter, and so far that hasn’t turned up anything,” Morgan said.
The department’s community policing officers have also canvassed the neighborhood near where Johnson was last seen.
“I believe the family has been out there almost every day looking as well,” Morgan said.
One of Johnson’s friends, Dynikah Brown of Kansas City, Kan., said Johnson is a respiratory therapist at a hospital in north Kansas City. She said it is unlike him to not communicate with family and friends.
“We just ask that everyone keep the family in their prayers,” she said.
Johnson is described as a black male, 5-foot-10 and 170 pounds. He wore a black T-shirt and white shorts shown in a picture Kansas City, Kan., officials released June 20.
Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).