Search continues for missing Kansas teen

The National Center of Missing & Exploited Children is asking for the public’s assistance in locating missing teen, Cody Ceniceros.

It has been nearly two weeks since Cody disappeared from Dodge City, Kansas. The 17-year-old was last seen on the evening of November 24, 2023, at a family friends’ home and may have left in a 1999 red Chevrolet Tracker with Kansas license plates D441556. Authorities are also searching for this vehicle. Cody is described as 5’10”, weighs 167 lbs., and has brown eyes with brown hair. He was last seen wearing a dark grey shirt, dark blue jeans, and white shoes.

A 1999 red Cheverolet Tracker with Kansas license D441556 is being sought in connection with the disappearance of Cody Ceniceros.

Cody’s mom, Roxanne Ceniceros, told NCMEC that this is very out of character behavior for Cody and the family is deeply concerned for his safety. “I miss him and just want to bring him home”, she said “if you see something, please say something”. 

Cody is also being featured on Ring’s Neighbors app which has a partnership with NCMEC to increase awareness of missing children and bring them home. This feature reaches millions of users, providing real-time assistance in locating missing children.

If you have any information about Cody or her disappearance, please contact NCMEC at 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) or the Dodge City Police Department (Kansas) at 1-620-227-4646.

His family has started a Facebook Page for Cody, follow the page for updates on the search!

Cody Ceniceros Missing Poster

Dane Hicks is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and the United States Marine Corps Officer Candidate School at Quantico, VA. He is the author of novels "The Skinning Tree" and "A Whisper For Help." As publisher of the Anderson County Review in Garnett, KS., he is a recipient of the Kansas Press Association's Boyd Community Service Award as well as more than 60 awards for excellence in news, editorial and photography.