Manhunt ends in Mountain City rape case

Johnson City Press • Updated Aug 11, 2018 at 9:12 PM

MOUNTAIN CITY — A man recently added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted List was captured Friday across the state line in North Carolina.

The TBI announced Tuesday that Robert Lynn Fletcher, 57, was wanted by the Mountain City Police Department on two counts of aggravated rape and numerous drug-related charges. He was considered dangerous, and a $2,500 reward had been offered in the search.

The TBI reported Friday that Fletcher was found in Avery County, North Carolina.

The drug charges include possession with intent to sale or deliver schedule II methamphetamine, manufacture of schedule VI marijuana and maintaining a dwelling for sale of narcotics.

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