March 31, 2015 - Houston police are asking for the public's help in locating an elderly man last seen on March 2 and another individual illegally using the man's bank card during that absence.
The missing man, Thermon Goins, 75, of Houston, was last seen at the Star of Hope Mission at 1811 Ruiz. A photo of Mr. Goins is attached to this news release.
Further investigation revealed an unknown black male suspect was seen on surveillance video at a Chase Bank ATM drive-through at 5150 Fairmont Parkway about 11 a.m. on March 2 using Goins' bank card to make cash withdrawals from his account. Surveillance photos of the theft suspect and the vehicle he was driving are attached to this news release. The vehicle is a silver Chevrolet, possibly a Malibu.
Investigators said there have been withdrawals from several area banks using the same bank card.
Anyone with information on either the whereabouts of Mr. Goins or the identity of the male seen using his bank card is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
NOTE: Investigators are not available for interviews in this case at this time.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.