Sheriff’s Office searching for missing teen

Published 4:51 pm Tuesday, October 5, 2021

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a runaway juvenile. 16-year-old Jose Rodriquez Ponce has not been seen since Friday, Oct. 1 when he left home in Chocowinity, headed for school.   Jose is 6 feet tall and weighs about 155 pounds, has curly black hair and brown eyes.  If you know the whereabouts of Jose Rodriquez Ponce, you are asked to call the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office or your local law enforcement agency.