Search for Townsend Intensifies

A national search organization is stepping up the effort to find Krishonda Townsend.

Community United Effort, a missing persons search organization based in Wilmington, NC, conducted the first of two days of large-scale searching Saturday. They set up search command headquarters at the Livestock Association Building in Mineral Wells. A major operation took place Saturday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Another is scheduled for Sunday.

Townsend went missing after spending the 4th of July at a friends house in Mineral Wells. She was last heard from after midnight when she sent a text message to her mother saying she would be home soon.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Krishonda Townsend, you can call the CUE 24 hour tip line at (910)232-1687.