U.S. Department of Justice
710 Locust Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
September 15, 2003
R. Joe Clark, Special Agent in Charge of the Knoxville Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and Sheriff David K. "Kent" Harris, Unicoi County Sheriff's Office, announced the arrest of GREGORY LEE BERRY, age 20, last known address Erwin, Tennessee. Agents of the FBI and Unicoi County Sheriff's Office arrested BERRY early this morning in Erwin, Tennessee.
BERRY was wanted by Wayne County, Michigan, authorities on charges of
Murder in the First Degree, Assault with Intent to Rob while Armed, Felony
Murder, and Habitual Offender Third Offense Notice. BERRY is charged in
the September 5, 2003, slaying of an individual attempting to pump gasoline
at a service station in Detroit, Michigan. According to information received
from Detroit Police Department, BERRY fled the State of Michigan to the
State of Tennessee after the slaying. This information helped lead to
The public is reminded that a complaint is not evidence of guilt and that all defendants in a criminal case are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Photographs of BERRY are available at the Unicoi County Sheriff's Office.