Kevin Eugene Cooper, Jr. Added To TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted List

Monday, October 21, 2013
Kevin Eugene Cooper, Jr.
Kevin Eugene Cooper, Jr.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has added Kevin Eugene Cooper Jr. of Mount Pleasant, Tn. to the state’s Top 10 Most Wanted list, 

Cooper is wanted by the Mount Pleasant Police Department, the Maury County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Currently, Mount Pleasant Police have charged Cooper with one felony count of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated assault, and one count of felony possession of a firearm.

On Sept. 29, at approximately 4:15 a.m., Cooper allegedly shot the victim, Jeffery Donte Yokley, near the intersection of Southport Road and Tulip Street in Mount Pleasant, Tn.

Cooper, 27. of Maury County, has a last known address of 422 Glass Street in Mount Pleasant, Tn. He is described as an African American male with black hair and brown eyes. He is approximately six feet tall and weighs about 150 pounds.

Cooper has a prior arrest history of aggravated assault and aggravated domestic assault. He is considered to be armed and dangerous. 

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Kevin Eugene Cooper urged to call TBI at 800 TBI-FIND (800 824-3463). There is a $1,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.


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