TBI Adds Alonzo Ugene Howard To Top 10 Most Wanted List

Thursday, September 19, 2013
Alonzo Howard
Alonzo Howard

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state’s Top 10 Most Wanted list, Alonzo Ugene Howard, of Davidson County.

Howard is wanted by the Franklin Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Franklin Police have charged Howard with one felony count of attempted second-degree murder, three felony counts of especially aggravated kidnapping, one felony count of especially aggravated burglary and one felony count of aggravated burglary.

On Dec. 23, 2011, several suspects, one of whom included Howard, forcibly entered a residence at 631 Cherokee Place in Franklin. Howard and the other suspects brandished weapons and forced three females who were inside the residence to an adjacent home. Howard and the suspects forcibly entered the adjacent home and compelled the females to accompany them inside where they held them at gunpoint. The suspects and Howard ransacked the home looking for money and drugs. While the females were being detained, the resident of that home arrived and was shot and injured in the leg, allegedly by Howard. The suspects including Howard then fled from the area.

Howard, 19, has a last known address of 612 South 6th Street in Nashville. He is described as an African American male with black hair and brown eyes. He is approximately 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds.

Howard has a criminal history of drug and violent crime. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Alonzo Ugene Howard is urged to call the TBI at 1 800 TBI-FIND (1 800 824-3463) or the Franklin Police Department at 615 794-2513. There is a $1,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.

Alonzo Howard, Facebook page
Alonzo Howard, Facebook page

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