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TBI's Most Wanted

These individuals should be considered armed and dangerous, and should only be approached with extreme caution. Click each picture for more information.

Call 1 (800) TBI-FIND or write to TipsToTBI@tn.gov to report any information about these wanted individuals.

Robert Sanders

Robert Houston Sanders

Reward: $5,000

Sanders escaped from the Tennessee State Prison in 1990, where he was serving a sentence for Kidnapping and Armed Robbery. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

Date Added: May 5, 1993

Mario Escobar

Mario Audelio Escobar

Reward: $5,000

Escobar is wanted by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department and TBI to face three criminal charges of Rape involving a juvenile victim. 

Date Added: November 8, 2010

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Lorenzo Barr Kamanda

Reward: Up To $2,500

Kamanda is wanted by the Washington County Sheriff's Office and TBI and stands accused of raping a mentally incapacitate patient at a long-term facility where he worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). 

Date Added: March 28, 2017

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Bounthavy Mickey Mouthouta

Reward: $4,000

Mouthouta is wanted by the Smyrna Police Department and TBI in connection to the shooting of three people on June 23 at the Souksavahn Restaurant in Smyrna. He may go by the alias of 'Soviet.'

Date Added: July 23, 2013

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Edgar Omar  Torres-Rangel

Reward: Up To $5,000

Torres-Rangel is wanted by the Tennessee Highway Patrol and TBI to face a charge of Vehicular Homicide.

Date Added: November 20, 2018

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Juan  Francisco

Reward: Up To $2,500

Francisco is wanted by the Knoxville Police Department and TBI to face charges of Vehicular Homicide and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.

Date Added: May 9, 2019

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Eric Anton Balkin

Reward: Up To $2,500

Balkin is wanted by the Memphis Police Department and TBI to face four counts of Especially Aggravated Kidnapping, 13 counts of Aggravated Robbery, nine counts of Aggravated Assault, and one count of Intentionally Evading Arrest in an Automobile. He is also wanted by the Shelby County Sheriff's Office for Assault and the United States Marshals Service for a Probation Violation.

Date Added: July 24, 2018

 

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Jose G. Rocha

Reward: $5,000

Rocha is wanted by the McMinnville Police Department and TBI for Criminal Homicide, in connection to a stabbing death on May 30, 2009. 

Date Added: June 5, 2009

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Payam Paul Zanjanipour

Reward: $5,000

Zanjanipour is wanted by the Hendersonville Police Department and TBI to face three charges of Rape, in connection to alleged attacks on three victims on separate dates in 2008.

Date Added: March 12, 2010

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Obed Cruz-Mena

Reward: $5,000

Cruz-Mena is wanted by the Hendersonville Police Department and TBI to face a charge of First Degree Murder, in connection to an incident on May 4, 2010 in Hendersonville, Tennessee.

Date Added: May 10, 2010

NOTE: These individuals are considered armed and dangerous and should only be approached with extreme caution. Please call 1-800-TBI-FIND or email TipsToTBI@tn.gov with information about these wanted fugitives.

To date, 433 fugitives have been apprehended since the inception of the TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted program.