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    NC - Rev. Kent Torrey Hinkson, 71, Durham, 4 August 2014



    http://www.wral.com/durham-man-repor...area/13869298/

    Durham police asked for help from the public Tuesday to find man reported missing from his Woodcroft neighborhood home. Kent Torrey Hinkson, 71, was last seen Monday afternoon driving his red 2011 Hyundai Sonata with North Carolina license plate XZA-4259.

    He is described as a white man about 5 feet 8 inches tall with blue eyes, gray hair, and a gray mustache and goatee. Hinkson wears prescription glasses and may also be wearing a black leather hat, Durham police said.

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    He has a fb page that I can't link...on iPad. He's married. Family seems very important. Spent Thursday alone viewing ft. Macon.

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    His FB: https://www.facebook.com/kent.t.hinkson

    The car he was driving looks like this:


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    Not quite sure WHY I feel this way, but this reminds me of when Christian author Henry Blackaby went missing last summer (actually just about a year ago) - also in his 70's.

    http://www.religionnews.com/2013/09/...r-disappeared/

    Hope this one ends as well as Dr. Blackaby's!

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    http://abc11.com/news/family-searchi...m-home/245123/

    Jeline Hinkson explained her husband, who does not have any known cognitive impairments, vanished without a trace.

    He took their only car, a red Hyundai Sonata, to run errands around 3 p.m. Monday. She said he was going to the Wells Fargo, Rite Aid, and the grocery store to pick up some lettuce for their dinner they had planned with friends that night. Jeline said she knows Kent made a deposit at the bank, but doesn't know what happened from there...

    "My gut feeling is that someone has taken advantage of him and overwhelmed him," she said. "If he could come back here, he would be here with us today."

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    Here is a map. https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Rite...28!2d35.922262

    The locations are kind of vague - these are the closest Rite Aid and Wells Fargo to 'Woodcroft, Durham'
    No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it. - 1 Corinthians 10:13 (NIV)

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    he disappeared on their 48th wedding anniversary? how awful for his wife. i'm praying for his safe return.

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    http://www.wral.com/durham-minister-...ance/13869298/

    Family members and friends spent Wednesday searching for clues in the disappearance of an Anglican priest in Durham who last seen mid-afternoon Monday when he went to run errands...

    By 6:30 p.m., she called police and the family had traced his cellphone near Hillsborough Road. "There's been much searching there, and the car hasn't been found there," Jeline Hinkson said.
    Hillsborough Road is about ten miles north of where he should've been.

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    Wonder what he got at Rite Aid? Was he picking up meds with street value?

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    Car found..

    UPDATE: Hinkson's vehicle was located Wednesday night in the 1800 block of Williamsburg Road in Durham. Mr. Hinkson is still missing.
    http://abc11.com/news/missing-durham...durham/245123/


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    it's interesting that earlier it was mentioned that the "family traced his cell phone" to a specific area. I was following the Jennifer Huston case and there was a lot of discussion about how LE needed a warrant to get her cell records. It was said that even if the family shared an account, they would only have access to the call history etc., not location of the phone. But that seems not to be the case here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CodeSiren View Post
    it's interesting that earlier it was mentioned that the "family traced his cell phone" to a specific area. I was following the Jennifer Huston case and there was a lot of discussion about how LE needed a warrant to get her cell records. It was said that even if the family shared an account, they would only have access to the call history etc., not location of the phone. But that seems not to be the case here.
    in the missing durham man case, it's likely he has an iphone and the family used the "find my iphone" web application that is available on icloud.com. if you have the person's itunes account username and password and they have "find my iphone" turned on you can track their phone as long as it is powered on. once powered off it will show the last location of the phone prior to powering off.

    this is entirely separate from cell phone records available from your service provider. there are some records you, as an account holder, have access to - mainly calls received and placed. there are other records the service provider has - content of texts, cell tower pings, etc - that are only available to LE and even then only with a search warrant. a search warrant is only given if there is evidence of a crime. this is what took so long in the jennifer huston case. her husband was able to use "find my iphone" and certainly could have given LE the calls received/placed list available by logging in to the service provider's web site, but LE likely wanted the tower pings and other information available only with a warrant. since they couldn't prove there was a crime in jennifer's case, it likely took longer to get the warrant to get the information.

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    Quote Originally Posted by masootz View Post
    in the missing durham man case, it's likely he has an iphone and the family used the "find my iphone" web application that is available on icloud.com. if you have the person's itunes account username and password and they have "find my iphone" turned on you can track their phone as long as it is powered on. once powered off it will show the last location of the phone prior to powering off.

    this is entirely separate from cell phone records available from your service provider. there are some records you, as an account holder, have access to - mainly calls received and placed. there are other records the service provider has - content of texts, cell tower pings, etc - that are only available to LE and even then only with a search warrant. a search warrant is only given if there is evidence of a crime. this is what took so long in the jennifer huston case. her husband was able to use "find my iphone" and certainly could have given LE the calls received/placed list available by logging in to the service provider's web site, but LE likely wanted the tower pings and other information available only with a warrant. since they couldn't prove there was a crime in jennifer's case, it likely took longer to get the warrant to get the information.
    I have friends who have some kind of app on all of their phones that allow them to track each other. And they do. I don't know if it's a find my phone app or some other app, but my friend was even able to track her ex husband while he was "deployed" as a govt. contractor overseas. Her current boyfriend traveled a lot and she was always pulling it up..."hm....wonder where he is today..."

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    So it looks like his car was found at an apartment/condo type place. And it's only about a mile from the Wells Fargo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by masootz View Post
    in the missing durham man case, it's likely he has an iphone and the family used the "find my iphone" web application that is available on icloud.com. if you have the person's itunes account username and password and they have "find my iphone" turned on you can track their phone as long as it is powered on. once powered off it will show the last location of the phone prior to powering off.

    this is entirely separate from cell phone records available from your service provider. there are some records you, as an account holder, have access to - mainly calls received and placed. there are other records the service provider has - content of texts, cell tower pings, etc - that are only available to LE and even then only with a search warrant. a search warrant is only given if there is evidence of a crime. this is what took so long in the jennifer huston case. her husband was able to use "find my iphone" and certainly could have given LE the calls received/placed list available by logging in to the service provider's web site, but LE likely wanted the tower pings and other information available only with a warrant. since they couldn't prove there was a crime in jennifer's case, it likely took longer to get the warrant to get the information.
    Ah, thank you for that info! I wasn't thinking about the "find my phone" feature - I immediately jumped to the tower pings. That makes much more sense.

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