A day after law enforcement charged Zachary Rye Adams with kidnapping and killing Holly Bobo, a violent picture of the convicted felon is emerging.
At 29, Adams' has a lengthy criminal history, including shooting his mother in the knee 10 years ago.
An order of protection filed by Zachary's mother and stepfather called him a "danger to us and the community."
"We are in fear of our lives," the 2004 order said.
Adams pleaded guilty to aggravated assault. He was sentenced to 11 months and 29 days in jail, which was suspended except for six months which he was allowed to serve in a rehabilitation program.
A year later, in 2005, Adams threatened to shoot his grandparents Dick and Becky Adams with a shotgun, an affidavit said.
Court records indicate Adams was arrested twice last week. The first came on Feb. 26, when deputies in Benton County nabbed Adams on a meth possession charge.
Then on Feb. 28, while state and federal investigators were scouring his Holladay, Tenn., property for evidence in the Bobo case, the TBI arrested Adams on an unrelated assault charge.
The Decatur County grand jury on Wednesday indicted Adams on charges of especially aggravated kidnapping and first-degree felony murder of Bobo.
Bobo disappeared on April 13, 2011. The 20-year-old woman was last seen being led into the woods by a man wearing camouflage.