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Man wanted by Tennessee authorities caught in Mobile

Joseph Ray Perkins (Photo via TBI)

Authorities said the man escaped after being taken to jail outside Nashville last week.

Posted: Jul 2, 2018 4:04 PM

An Alabama man that was on Tennessee's most-wanted list has been captured in Mobile, authorities said Monday.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Joseph Ray Perkins of Vance in custody after escaping last week from authorities just outside Nashville.

Perkins was taken into custody by authorities Thursday in Williamson County, Tenn., but escaped from custody after arriving at the county jail, authorities said.

Perkins faces charges of reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon, felony escape, evading arrest with a motor vehicle and theft over $10,000.

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