Jesse Camp, former MTV VJ, has been found

(Riverside Police)

Update: Jesse Camp, who was reported missing by his family on Thursday, was found safe by authorities on Tuesday, according to the Riverside Police Department.

Original story:

Jesse Camp, who rose to fame in the late 90s and early 2000s as the host of various shows on MTV, has been reported missing by his family, who believe he may be in Riverside or the Inland Empire.

The sister of Jesse, real name Josiah Camp, reported him as a missing person to the Riverside Police Department on Thursday, July 19, according to a news release.

•• UPDATE – MISSING PERSON LOCATED ••Josiah “Jesse” Camp is no longer considered missing. He was contacted by a local…

Posted by Riverside Police Department on Monday, July 23, 2018

Family members told police they had not heard from him for about a week. Jesse was recently in the city of Riverside, according to his family, but is also known to frequent  other cities in the Inland Empire.

He was last seen in the city of Fontana.

(Riverside Police)

Camp was the first winner of MTV’s “Wanna Be a VJ” contest in 1998. He received a $25,000 cash prize and a one-year VJ contract on MTV’s “Total Request Live.”

There does not appear to be anything suspicious at this time regarding Jesse being missing other than his ceased contact with family and friends.

If you see or know of his whereabouts, you are asked to contact your local law enforcement agency so his welfare can be checked and family notified.

You can reference Riverside Police incident number P18134906.


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