DICKSON, Tenn. – The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Tennessee sheriff's deputy (all times local):
The reward has increased to $35,000 for information leading to the arrest of a man sought by police in the shooting of a Tennessee sheriff's deputy.
At a news conference Thursday afternoon, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Acting Director Jason Locke said the higher amount includes $20,000 from law enforcement groups in San Jose, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Authorities are still searching for shooting suspect Steven Joshua Wiggins in connection with the death of Dickson County sheriff's Sgt. Daniel Baker.
Sheriff Jeff Bledsoe said he is even more heartbroken over what Baker endured after learning more about it from disturbing video footage. But he declined to discuss specifics, citing the ongoing investigation.
Bledsoe said part of what's disturbing is how Baker's police cruiser ended up 2 miles (more than 3 kilometers) away in a wooded area.
Court documents say a woman arrested in the fatal shooting of a Tennessee sheriff's deputy was sitting in the car with the suspect when he pulled the trigger.
Local news outlets report that an affidavit filed Thursday in Dickson County says 38-year-old Erika Castro-Miles fled the shooting scene Wednesday and hid under a house after Dickson County sheriff's Sgt. Daniel Baker was shot and killed.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has said Castro-Miles faces first-degree murder after investigators said she had participated in the incident. She remains jailed.
Authorities are still searching for shooting suspect Steven Joshua Wiggins. The reward for information leading to his arrest is $15,000. They consider him armed and dangerous.
The day before the shooting, police Wiggins was charged with hitting Castro-Miles and stealing her car.
11:20 p.m. Wednesday
Authorities have arrested a woman in connection to the death of a Tennessee sheriff's deputy who was fatally shot while responding to a call by a resident about a suspicious car.
In a statement Wednesday night the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says that it had developed information that 38-year-old Erika Castro-Miles had "participated in the incident."
Castro-Miles was already in custody and now has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Dickson County Sergeant Daniel Baker.
She remains in custody at the Dickson County Jail. It's not immediately known if she has an attorney.
Authorities are still searching for suspect Steven Joshua Wiggins. The reward for information leading to his arrest has increased to $12,500. They consider him armed and dangerous.