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Montgomery County Government announces Kirby Gene Wallace reward amount now $20,000

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Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Government reports that the reward for information leading to the capture of murder suspect Kirby Gene Wallace is now at $20,000.

The breakdown is as follows: The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) contributed the initial $2,500, Governor Haslam’s office contributed $2,500, the US Marshal’s office contributed $2,500, Montgomery County Government contributed $10,000 and five citizens who chose to remain anonymous called County Mayor Jim Durrett’s office to commit an additional $500.00 each for a total of $20,000 in reward money.

Kirby Gene Wallace
Kirby Gene Wallace

“This is a dangerous man, and we want him caught and brought to justice. Wallace has brought unrest to our citizens and has expended massive amounts of Tennessee resources. If this reward helps our law enforcement officers in any way and gives peace of mind to our residents, it’s worth it,” stated Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

Wallace is on the TBI’s Most Wanted list for first-degree murder, felony murder, aggravated arson, especially aggravated kidnapping, especially aggravated robbery, especially aggravated burglary, and theft of property.

“The collaborative effort and diligence from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Stewart County Sheriff’s Office, Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office, Dickson County Sheriff’s Office, Clarksville Police Department, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Federal agencies and the many other groups that have been a part of this search have been an outstanding team effort that is greatly appreciated.” said Durrett.

Anyone who spots him or has information that may lead to his capture is asked to call 1.800.TBI.FIND or simply call 911.

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