ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tenn. – A $5,000 reward has been offered by the US Marshals Service for two inmates who escaped from the Robertson County detention facility early Wednesday morning.
The Robertson County Sheriff's Office said that 29-year-old Joshua Caldwell, from West Moreland and 26-year-old Jessie Louis Lobbins, from Murfreesboro, escaped around 2 a.m. They were believed to have jumped off the roof and onto the sidewalk.
Authorities said there were two car break-ins about a mile from the jail in the area of Highway 76. Authorities said they may be wearing a uniforms from "Environmental Concepts". The uniforms were reported stolen from a vehicle in same neighborhood where a 1995 GMC truck was also stolen.
Authorities believe they may be traveling in the 1995 red GMC pickup truck with Tennessee tag 855-TDG.
Authorities said pair are considered dangerous and have a "propensity for violence". Both were jailed on federal charges. They were not cell mates.
Caldwell was in jail on pre-trial detention for felony charges of distribution of methamphetamine and marijuana.
Authorities said Lobbins has ties to the Vice Lords. He was in jail for murder and was awaiting sentencing after being convicted in August for murder, conspiracy to commit murder, assault with a deadly weapon, tampering with a witness, and firearms charges. He was to be sentenced on March 5, 2012.
Anyone who sees them is asked to call the Robertson County Sheriff's Office at 615-384-4911 or their local law enforcement agencies.