Two suspects added to TBI’s most wanted list

Staff Reports • Dec 17, 2015 at 6:38 PM

NASHVILLE -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has two new additions to the state’s top 10 most wanted list.

Cashman Jamar Perkins, of Chattanooga, is wanted by Chattanooga police and TBI for criminal homicide, aggravated domestic assault and unlawful possession of a weapon. The Bedford County Sheriff’s Department has obtained an arrest warrant for Perkins for failure to appear on an unlawful possession of a weapon charge. Additionally, Perkins is wanted by the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office for violation of probation for possession of marijuana.

On Sunday, Chattanooga police responded to Woodland View Circle in Chattanooga after agents said Perkins, 31, fatally shot 40-year-old Francis Smith. The motive and exact circumstances surrounding the shooting remain under investigation.

Perkins, of Hamilton County, has a last known address of 1100 Willow Street in Chattanooga. He is described as an African-American man with a bald head and brown eyes. Perkins has tattoos on both hands and his right shoulder. He is about 5 feet, 3 inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds.

Perkins has a criminal history of drug possession and illegal weapon possessions. Perkins is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Samuel Arthur McCurry, of of Gruetli-Laager, is wanted by the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office and TBI for four counts of aggravated sexual battery and rape of a child. He failed to appear June 4 in court for the charges.

McCurry, 47, has a last known address of 324 Borne Road in Gruetli-Laager. He is described as a white man with brown hair and brown eyes. He has a scar on his left cheek. He is about 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs about 260 pounds.

McCurry has a criminal history of escape and drug possession.  

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Perkins or McCurry is urged to call TBI at 800-TBI-FIND. There is a $1,000 reward for information leading to each of their arrests.

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