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Gary Simpson (Carlie Trent Abductor)

Gary Simpson (Carlie Trent Abductor)

Gary Simpson is a resident from Rogersville, Tennessee.


On May 4, 2016 Simpson picked up Carlie Trent and signed her out of school under false pretenses. Trent has been missing since. [undefined]

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued an endangered child alert and escalated it to an Amber Alert after Rogersville police filed a kidnapping warrant against Simpson.


Federal Bureau of Investigation

The FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation joined after a nationwide Amber Alert was issued to help locate Carlie Trent.

The U.S. Marshals Service offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to Simpson’s arrest for kidnapping and a $5,000 reward for Carlie’s recovery.


On May 12, 2016 Donnie Lawson and Roger Carpenter found Carlie Marie Trent in Hawkins County, the same rural part of the state she had disappeared from with Gary Simpson (Carlie Trent Abductor).

The two men held Simpson at gunpoint until police arrived.

Carlie was returned safely to her family and Simpson was placed in police custody.



Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comCarlie Trent.
May 10, 2016, 5:36 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comHeadshot of Gary Simpson.
May 10, 2016, 5:07 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comAmber Alert.
May 10, 2016, 6:26 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comVehicle Gary is driving.
May 10, 2016, 5:12 AM
Citation Linkyoutube.comYouTubevideo of the last recorded sight of Gary Simpson with Carlie Trent.
May 10, 2016, 5:52 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comGary Simpson is wanted.
May 12, 2016, 10:53 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comGary Simpson on surveillance video with Carlie Trent
May 12, 2016, 11:16 AM
Citation Linkfoxcarolina.comArticle about Carlie Trent's disappearance.
May 10, 2016, 5:38 AM
Citation Linkdailymagazine.newsArticle about his custody.
May 13, 2016, 6:31 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of the vehicle he was last seen driving.
May 10, 2016, 5:35 AM
Citation Linkwww.youtube.comYouTube video of the last recorded sight of Gary Simpson with Carlie Trent.
May 10, 2016, 5:52 AM