, Corbin, KY

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November 6, 2013

Police search for Tennessee fugitive

Wanted for rape, exploitation with minor

CORBIN — By Jeff Noble / Staff Writer

One of Tennessee’s most wanted fugitives has reportedly been seen in Corbin, and police are actively searching for him.

Stephen Eugene Beck, 40, is listed by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) as a fugitive for 16 counts of rape, and 10 counts of exploitation with a minor in Tennessee.

Beck is on the TBI’s Most Wanted List.

Corbin Police received calls Tuesday that Beck has been seen in the South Corbin area, and that a suspect matching Beck’s description was seen in the area around Baptist Health Corbin.

Beck is 5 feet, 11 inches tall, weighs 240 pounds and has hazel eyes.

He also has a tattoo on his left shoulder of a heart, with the name “April” across it.

Beck was last seen driving a blue 2005 Chevrolet Silverado truck with the license plate number 0260AL on the back.

The TBI is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to Beck’s arrest.

If you have any information on Stephen Eugene Beck, you’re asked to contact the Corbin Police Department at (528) 528-1122.

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