Just getting word the newest entry on our Top 10 Most Wanted, John Lamb, is in custody in Rutherford County. Thanks for sharing!
— TBI (@TBInvestigation) February 4, 2016
Courtesy of City of La Vergne: 9:00 a.m. 2/4…
The La Vergne Police Department is currently seeking a child rape suspect who was caught in the act by a relative. When that relative called 911, the suspect left the scene. We have conducted an extensive manhunt utilizing patrol, SWAT, K9s, detectives, and forensic mantrackers to no avail. We are seeking the public’s help in locating and arresting the suspect.
The suspect is John E. Lamb III. He is a white male, 36 years of age, balding with closely shaven sides and rear of the head, approximately 6’2, 208lbs, & was described as last wearing a white tank top shirt, black and gray sweater, blue jeans covered with white paint, timberland boots (yellow w/ white soles), and a dark blue baseball cap.
Lamb has a criminal history that includes assault, terroristic threats, & escape. No vehicles are registered to him nor have we received information regarding any vehicle that he normally uses. We don’t have any information regarding a direction of travel or a potential destination at this point, but he has connections to several portions of southern Kentucky.
Lamb has threatened the lives of the victim and the victim’s family as well as law enforcement during this incident. Anyone with information that would lead to Lamb’s arrest should contact either the La Vergne Police Department (615-793-7744) or Rutherford County Crime Stoppers (615-893-7867).
Earlier Today From NewsChannel 5 :
LA VERGNE, Tenn. – Police have asked the public’s help in finding a suspect wanted for child rape in La Vergne.
Officials with La Vergne Police said 36-year-old John E. Lamb was caught in the act by a relative. When that person called 911, Lamb reportedly fled the scene.
The alleged incident happened around midnight Thursday on Dollar Drive in the Cedar Glen Trailer Park.
For hours, police conducted a search in the area and the nearby woods, but were forced to suspend it.
He’s also been accused of threatening the lives of the victim and the victim’s family.
Lamb was described as a white male, who is balding with closely shaven sides and the rear of the head. He stands about 6-feet 2 and weighs 200 pounds.
He was last seen wearing a white tank top, black and gray sweater, blue jeans covered with white paint, yellow timberland boots and a dark blue baseball cap.
Investigators do not know to where he might be traveling. Anyone with information should call Rutherford County Crime Stoppers (615-893-7867).