COVINGTON, Ky. - Court records are revealing new details into the disappearance of Florence teenager Paige Johnson and the man last seen with her.
Search warrants filed by Covington police state 22-year-old Jacob Thomas Bumpass of Taylor Mill, Ky., was last seen with 17-year-old Johnson on the evening of Sept. 22 and that Bumpass had given her alcohol.
Bumpass is a parolee for a theft conviction.
"I honestly did not see him as the type to do anything to Paige. We've all been friends for a long time and from what I knew he was a good guy," said Brittany Haywood, Paige Johnson's Sister.
Paige was supposed to be dropped off at Brittany's house around 1 a.m. The teen, who is a mother to a two year old daughter, sent her sister a cryptic message on facebook a half hour before.
"She facebooked me and said, 'Girl, I need to talk to you immediately.'
When his parole officer attempted to contact him on Oct. 4, court records state Bumpass "attempted to flee the residence upon officers and Covington Police Detective Bryan Frodge announcing their presence."
Bumpass was taken into custody and is being held on a parole violation for having alcohol at his home.
According to court documents, a search of Bumpass' home on Decoursey Pike found dried blood in the kitchen sink.
The affidavit states that while in the kitchen Frodge observed in the sink a substance resembling dried blood and two latex gloves with "one of the gloves having a small drop of the same red substance which to the detective resembled dried blood."
Police said Bumpass told them he dropped the 17-year-old off at 15th and Scott streets in Covington.
However, court documents state Bumpass' cell phone records show he was never in that area.
"What the records show are that approximately 1:03 a.m. on Sept. 23, Bumpass' phone pinged on cell phone tower near Tanner's Lane in Florence. Det. Frodge learned that Johnson lived on Cantebury in Florence which would be the tower location at Tanner's Lane."
The next record, according to court documents, shows a location near Wilder which at 1:32 a.m. which police believe is near Bumpass' residence on Decoursey Pike.
Court records indicate that Bumpass' phone pings off a tower near Dudley Pike, in Edgewood at 2:58 a.m., then off a tower near Filager Road in Batavia at 4:13 a.m.
Bumpass' phone pings off a tower near Half Acre Road in Batavia at 4:18 a.m. The location is near the entrance to East Fork Lake, an Ohio State Park in Clermont County.
On Oct. 8, detectives interviewed a roommate of Bumpass' brother, Caleb.
According to court documents, the roommate told police Caleb Bumpass had extensively cleaned his car two to three days after Johnson went missing. The roommate said that he found it odd because Caleb was "a trashy person" and he had never known him to clean his car.
The roommate told police he had heard Jacob asked to borrow the vehicle, according to the affidavit. After the car was cleaned, he saw spilled red paint in the trunk area.
Jacob has not been charged with any crime in connection with Johnson's disappearance. He's being held at the Kenton County Jail on a parole violation from a theft charge.
Haywood is pleading for anyone with information to call.
"If anybody knows where my sister is at please contact us, the cops and let us know," said Haywood. "Bumpass if you know something then you need to come clean because this is tearing all of us up."
Friends and family of Johnson gathered at Paint Yourself Silly in Latonia Friday night.
Owner Lisa Little says it’s is a time for those who know Johnson best to come together and brainstorm about what the next step should be.
"We started on facebook, there's over 3,000 people on it. Also this is huge and I just wish that everybody would share their ideas. Not what they think happened but where she might be," Little said.
Anyone with information should contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at (800) 843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST ) or call the Covington Police Department at (859) 292-2222.
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