Tag Archives: Roane County Sheriff’s Department

CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED IN ROANE COUNTY

The Roane County Sheriff’s Department processed a convicted sex offender at the jail yesterday (Sept. 16, 2020). Jerry C. Beckett, age 48, was charged with failure to register in the county as an offender. Beckett was later released on bond. He was ordered onto the registry after his conviction out …

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Kingston man found dead in home

The Roane County Sheriff’s Department detective division, Blair Volunteer Fire Department First Responders , The Roane County Medical Examiner, Dr. Bodak, and Rescue Squad members were sent to 681 Skyline Drive just outside of Kingston yesterday, to where a man was found unresponsive in a home there. According to Sheriff …

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Breaking News: Inmate dies while in custody

Roane County Sheriff Jack Stockton says a Caucasian male brought to the jail by Harriman police this morning was unresponsive upon arrival. The male was immediately taken to Roane Medical Center where he was declared deceased. Sheriff Stockton said the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into the incident. A …

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RCSO Warns of Social Security Scam

A familiar scam to many people in East Tennessee has made its way in to Roane County. The Sheriff’s Office there says they have received several calls from citizens who reported being contacted over the telephone by someone claiming to be with the “Social Security Department.” The caller tells the …

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Roane man arrested for not registering as sex offender

Roane County authorities arrested a man yesterday (Thursday) for failing to register as a sex offender and violation of probation. Officers took 23-year-old Allen Scheadler of Harriman into custody and processed him into the jail. Court officials say Scheadler was indicted by a grand jury last year on four counts …

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ATV Accident Results in Two Injured both Transported by LifeStar

Around 11:30 PM, Wednesday, several emergency response units from the Blair Volunteer Fire Department,  Anderson County EMS, Sheriff’s Deputies, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol all responded to where an ATV wrecked at 2538 Old Harriman Highway. The accident involving two riders resulted in two separate LifeStar helicopters to fly to the area to transport the …

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Police Chase ends with one in custody in Rockwood

(UPDATED at 6:22pm with Video) Multiple law enforcement vehicles, including the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Sheriff’s Deputies, and Rockwood Police were all involved in stopping a car that fled from Sheriff Deputy, Wes Stooksbury this morning near Rockwood. The wanted suspect, Jason Pollard, wanted for warrants from Roane County attempted to …

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