Man wanted in kidnapping, home invasion in Humphreys, Carroll Counties

James Hill (Courtesy: Humphreys County Sheriff's Office)

HUMPHREYS COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Authorities are searching for a man after a homeowner was tied up during a home invasion in Humphreys County on Tuesday.

The sheriff’s office says James Hill is wanted on charges of especially aggravated burglary and kidnapping.

The crime happened sometime midday at a home on Hickman Road in New Johnsonville.

According to a press release, an alert was issued to surrounding counties when the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office called and said they had a similar situation.

Within a few short minutes, the suspect’s vehicle was seen by an officer in Camden near Walmart. The passenger of that car, identified as a Dakota Baggett, was taken into custody.

The sheriff’s department is now looking for Hill, who reportedly ran from the scene.

Hill is also facing charges in Carroll County which includes attempted murder in the Monday home invasion in the Buena Vista community.

He is also charged with criminal attempt to commit first-degree murder, especially aggravated kidnapping, especially aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary, and theft of property under $1,000, according to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone who sees Hill or knows where he may be is urged to call local law enforcement immediately.

A $1,000 reward has been offered for information that leads to Hill’s arrest. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Humphreys County Sheriff’s Office at 931-296-2301.