Federal Fugitive Involved in Chase that ACSD Deputy Hit by Car Apprehended

Jesse L. Duncan, 38, Harriman

We were told late last night that the federal fugitive that was being sought by the US Marshals Office and the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department, was apprehended last night. Jesse L. Duncan, 38 of Harriman, was arrested by the Sheriff’s Department and Marshal’s from the US Marshals office on Harriman Highway.

Duncan was stopped on Saturday by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department in the Norwood community of Oliver Springs. Duncan fled the scene on foot and a chase ensued which led to Deputy Stephen Carroll being hit by a car on Tri-County Boulevard receiving a concussion, a laceration to the head and a broken leg. He is now home and recovering and will be ok.

Jesse Duncan Captured (Photo by ACSD)

Duncan had walked away from a halfway house in Knoxville and was being sought by the US Marshals Service. We’re working to find out what he was in the halfway house for. And we will share more information when we learn of it.

Duncan has a lengthy criminal history as this 2015 story from WATE shows, he was part of a large burglary ring in Morgan and Roane County’s. Roane County Sheriff’s Office looking for owners of stolen property (wate.com)

DUNCAN, JESSE L

Age: 38 

Class: 2 PRETRIAL/NON-SENTENCED FELON

Race/Sex: W/M

Intake Date: 05/04/2021 09:11 PM

City: HARRIMAN

Arrested By: ANDERSON COUNTY SHERIFF 

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About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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