Johnson County Sheriff’s Office looking for rape suspect


The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man accused of holding a woman against her will and raping her.

Johnson County Sheriff Eddie Tester said the suspect, John Ross Gray, should be considered armed and dangerous. 

JCSO officials said over a period of time, Gray held a woman against her will and raped her multiple times. He then fled the area on foot.

The sheriff’s office release said aircraft is being used to search for Gray. However, as of 3:15 p.m. Thursday, he is still on the loose.

Gray also has ties to Carter County.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Carter County law enforcement are assisting in the investigation.

If you see Gray, contact the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at (423) 727-7761

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