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  • District Attorney General Effler Releases Statement On Shooting At Food City Center 08/10/2018 On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at 6:44 pm LaFollette Police responded to a shooting in front of Little Caesars restaurant located inside the Woodson Mall, at 2245 Jacksboro Pike in La Follette, Tennessee. The shooting involved two (2) juveniles. Currently the investigation is on-going and the names of the parties involved are being withheld ...
  • LPD Press Release On Shooting At Food City Center 08/08/2018 On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at 6:44 pm LaFollette Police responded to an accidental shooting in front of Little Caesars restaurant located inside the Woodsons Mall, at 2245 Jacksboro Pike in Lafollette, Tennessee. Currently the investigation is on-going and the names of the parties involved are being withheld due to this investigation. A ...
  • Carroll Arrested On Drug Charges 08/08/2018 Last weekend Corporal Gary Jeffers and Deputy Christina Goodman were doing a followup on a report of drug use near Longmire Road in LaFollette. They pulled onto a lake access road where they spotted a Nissan Pathfinder near the lake. The approacjed and spoke to a female subject, later identified as Jamie Carroll,age ...
  • Multi Agency Drug Bust In LaFollette 08/08/2018 Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 6:30 am, members of the LaFollette Police Department’s Drug Unit and Special Response Team, along with members of the 7th and 8th Judicial Task Forces and the Tennessee Highway Patrol executed a search warrant at 309 E. Hemlock St. in LaFollette. The search warrant was executed in response to an ...
  • Scam Alert! Cloned Sheriff’s Office Number, Posing as Detective 08/07/2018 Sheriff Robbie K. Goins said a scam is circulating with the sheriff’s office telephone number being cloned and showing up on caller ID’s. The scammer is claiming to be a detective with warrants on the individual , giving instructions not to talk to anyone else and giving further instructions, ultimately, to go to the bank ...
  • Orick Pleas On Sex Crime Charge 08/07/2018 Last year Jimmy Orick was charged with a variety of sex crimes. On August 6th his attorney of record, Greg Isaacs, appeared in court and entered a guilty plea on his behalf. Through this plea Orick plead guilty to three counts of aggravated statutory rape, three counts of attempted statutory rape by an authority ...
  • Diller Arrested On Multiple Assault Charges 08/01/2018 Last Wednesday Corporal Gary Jeffers was dispatched to Island Cove Road on a domestic disturbance call. Central Dispatch had already informed him that Travis Diller was at the home and had hit a female, broken her phone, and had caused some property damage. When Jeffers arrived he spoke with Vanessa Chesney who stated ...
  • Former Teacher Headed To Prison 07/26/2018 Marvin McGhee was involved in a drug bust in January and subsequently indicted. Now the former teacher is headed to prison. Earlier this week McGhee entered a plea of guilty on seven counts of delivery of a schedule II controlled substance, seven counts of sale of a schedule II controlled substance, and a ...
  • Caryville Man Found Guilty of Multiple Sex Crimes 07/26/2018 Late July 25, 2018, and after a two (2) day trial, a Campbell County jury found Marvin Bullock, of Caryville, Tennessee, guilty of four counts Rape of a Child, nine counts of Incest, five counts of Rape, three counts Sexual Battery by Authority Figure, one count of Solicitation of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, two ...
  • TBI Releases Details of Suspect in Officer-Involved Valley Shooting 07/25/2018 At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting Wednesday afternoon in LaFollette. Preliminary information indicates that just after 2:30 PM EST, the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a possible shooting at 116 Chapman Crest Drive. Campbell County ...
  • Press Release Issued On Valley Shooting 07/25/2018 Today at approximately 2:31pm a 911 call was received that a man had shot his wife and was threatening to shoot himself. Sheriff Robbie Goins and Deputies responded to 116 Chapman Crest Road in the Powell Valley area of LaFollette in Campbell County. A brief standoff occurred with a male subject, and subsequently, murder suspect. ...
  • Breaking! Possible Shooting In Valley Area! 07/25/2018 UPDATE: 4:40 PM Suspect that was shot by officers pronounced dead. UPDATE: 4:20 PM One confirmed dead, another in critical condition in shooting. No officers injured. Two officers placed on leave with pay while TBI investigates, which is standard procedure in an officer involved shooting. UPDATE: 3:23 PM Lifestar unable to transport so victim ...
  • TBI Investigates Inmate Death 07/25/2018 At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a Campbell County inmate. On Tuesday, Murdis Daniel Phillips (DOB 8/4/70) was found hanging in his cell. Corrections Officers administered CPR until paramedics arrived. Phillips was transported to a local hospital where he was ...
  • TWRA Releases Identity In Shanghai Drowning 07/22/2018 Last night tragedy fell on Norris Lake as a man fell into the water at Shanghai Resort and did not resurface. The Campbell County Rescue Squad was dispatched to the popular marina and by 8:30 they had recovered the man’s body and it was Transported to Tennova’s LaFollette Medical Center. According to the TWRA ...
  • Tierney Retires And Leaves Legacy At CCHS JROTC 07/21/2018 If you have been to a football or basketball game at CCHS over the last several year you have been treated to the JROTC Color Guard presenting the colors for the singing of the national anthem. What you may not have noticed is the man directing them. Sgt. Frank Tierney has been a ...
  • Report Of Stolen Vehicle Leads To Drug Arrest 07/18/2018 Last week Deputy Nathaniel Bostic was dispatched to Shawnee Drive to speak to a victim about a stolen vehicle. Deputy Bostic posted a Be On Look Oit (BOLO) for the vehicle and the individual believed to have taken it. When Bostic left the victim’s residence he spotted the vehicle in question traveling the ...
  • County Commission Approves New School Board Member and Budget. 07/17/2018 The Campbell County Commission had an active evening Monday, July 16th as they approved the 2018-19 county budget via a unanimous vote, 14-0, with only Carl Douglas not voting on the budget because he hadn’t yet arrived at the meeting. The budget was completely free of any tax increases for the citizens of Campbell County ...
  • Volunteer Times Election Poll Results 07/13/2018 We must recognize with this or any poll there is nothing that will replace the voting public turnout as polls are not 100% accurate. This is also without question a very small sampling of the voting numbers that will cast a ballot this election with early voting and election day. We will not give all ...
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  • Jefferies To Head New UT Methodist Institute for Cardiovascular Science And UTHSC Cardiology 07/07/2018 A Campbell County native will be leading the Cardiology field for the University of Tennessee. John L. Jefferies, MD, MPH, the Jay M. Sullivan Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine and Chief of Cardiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). He has also been named co-director for the newly formed UT Methodist ...
  • LaFollette Police Lead Effort In Morning Drug Bust 07/06/2018 Today, July 6, 2018 at 10:30 am, members of the LaFollette Police Department’s Drug Unit and Special Response Team, along with members of the 8th Judicial Task Force executed a search warrant at 905 W. Forrest St. in LaFollette. During that raid, information was gathered that lead to an address at 1012 W. Central Ave. ...
  • Seven In Custody After Violating Terms Of Supervised Release 07/06/2018 In late June Campbell Criminal Court Judge E. Shayne Sexton remanded seven people into custody after it was proven they violated their terms of supervised release. Michelle Imogene Johnson, of Jacksboro, had previously pleaded guilty to Attempted Aggravated Burglary, and received a suspended sentence of 2 years supervised by TDOC. She was found guilty of ...
  • New Lab Dedicated At Roane State 07/05/2018 Since its humble beginnings in Woodson’s Mall Roane State Community College has always served the citizens of Campbell County as an outlet for higher education. A little over a decade ago the community college graduated into an actual campus. On July 5th the campus expanded with it’s new science lab and additional classrooms. ...
  • Over A Hundred Jobs Coming To Campbell County 07/05/2018 It was a hot day in Jellico when a number of elected officials and private citizens gathered in Veteran’s Park for a major announcement. Deputy County Mayor Andy Wallace welcomed the crowd and introduced a series of elected officials before turning the microphone over to Campbell County Mayor E.L. Morton. It was Morton ...
  • Man Arrested After Dragging Woman With Vehicle 07/02/2018 Last week Deputy Jeff Allen responded to a disturbing call of a woman being dragged behind a truck. Allen initiated a traffic stop on a Toyota extend cab near the Stinking Creek exit. Allen found a female in the passenger seat holding a baby that was less than a year old. The female reported ...
  • Wormsley Represents CCHS At Girls State 06/30/2018 Destiny Wormsley wears many hats at CCHS. She has played volleyball her entire high school career and can be seen on the football and basketball sidelines as a student trainer. As her junior year if high school ended she represented CCHS at Volunteer Girls State held on the campus of Lipscomb University in ...
  • Constable And Deputies Make Arrest After Chase 06/29/2018 Last week Constable Maynard Sweat and Deputy Tosha Tackett were pursuing a vehicle on Knoxville Hollow Road in route to Glade Springs. Deputy Travis Bostic joined in when he discovered the vehicle in question abandoned on Miracle Lane. It is reported that both the driver and a passenger of the vehicle fled the ...
  • Kentucky Man Arrested for Jellico Fire. 06/28/2018 An investigation by 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI, Tennessee Fire Investigative Services and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office of a fire that occurred on March 24th in an outbuilding located on Shady Lane in Jellico led authorities to Randy Joe Jones of Kentucky. After presenting evidence to the Campbell County Grand Jury, an indictment ...