Man Sought In Chattanooga Murder Added To TBI's 10 Most Wanted List

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Cashman Perkins
Cashman Perkins

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has added a man wanted for a Chattanooga murder to its Top Ten Most Wanted list.

Cashman Jamar Perkins of Chattanooga is sought by the Chattanooga Police Department and the 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 Perkins,  31, allegedly fatally shot 40-year-old Francis Smith. The motive and exact circumstances surrounding this homicide is currently under investigation.

Perkins has a last known address of 1100 Willow St. in Chattanooga. He is a black male with a bald head and brown eyes. Perkins has tattoos on both hands and his right shoulder. He is approximately 5 foot 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.

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

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