Officers say they have made contact with Dequan Shakeith Sapp, who may have information on the disappearance of Russell.
Russell is missing under suspicious circumstances. He was believed to be heading to Newport News. The vehicle he was driving was recovered in Newport News on November 12 and some personal items were found inside of the vehicle.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Suffolk Police Detective William Shockley at 757-514-7939 or 757-642-4224 or any working detective through Suffolk Police Dispatch by dialing 757-923-2350 and pressing “0” when the message starts. Callers can also contact Crime Line at 1-888-Lock-U-Up.