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Photo of Larry Chism, TOMIS #76559

Larry P. Chism
TOMIS #00076559

Race: White
Date of Birth: 12/19/1948
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 149 lbs.
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Black
Complexion: Fair
Sex: Male

Escaped: September 13, 1978 from the Turney Center Industrial Prison and Farm, Only, Tennessee

Felony Warrant #: 07-9152CR

FBI #: 367973N5
SID #: 226189
NIC #: W450666754

Offense/Sentence: Robbery - Armed with Deadly Weapon, Carnal Knowledge (12-18), Heroin Sell Sch. 1, Synnarcotic Other - Sch. 2/ 40 Years

Warning: Because of nature of escape, subject should be approached cautiously.

Fugitive Apprehension Procedures

If you have information, please email or contact us at:

Tennessee Department of Correction - Office of Investigations and Compliance (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) (615) 741-7144 or Tennessee Bureau of Investigations (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) 1-800-824-3463 (1-800-TBI-FIND)

Our mailing address is:

Tennessee Department of Correction
Director of Office of Investigations and Compliance
320 6th Avenue North
6th Floor, Rachel Jackson Building
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0465