Tag Archives: Anderson County Sheriff

K-9 Baron Hits Big on I-75

Anderson County Deputy, Caleb Laxton, performed a traffic stop on I-75 on a blue 2-door Hyundai driven by Kalen Walker of Knoxville after Laxton spotted Walker committing traffic violations. After speaking to Walker, Deputy Laxton determined this stop warranted the assistance from Sgt. Jon Acker and his partner, Baron. After …

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AC Sheriff and Chief Deputy graduate from leadership program

Anderson County Sheriff Russell Barker and Chief Deputy Brian Galloway recently graduated from the University of Tennessee’s Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC) with what was described in an announcement as “the coveted Certificate of Law Enforcement Organizational Leadership.” According to the ACSO announcement, shared on Facebook on Tuesday, the LEIC …

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SHERIFF BARKER AND ACSO PROMOTES MOTORCYCLE SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH

Clinton, TN – Anderson County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office to promote Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Agencies participate by providing information and increasing awareness in their communities about the importance of sharing the road and looking twice for motorcyclists.“Motorcyclists will be out in force as …

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Anderson County Deputy Hit by Car in Oliver Springs

Update: Sheriff Russell Barker said that the deputy is doing good. His surgery went well. Laceration to the head, concussion and broke leg. Nothing life threatening. The deputy’s name is Stephen Carroll. An Anderson County Sheriff’s deputy was hit by a car while in a foot pursuit of a wanted …

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FORMER SRO INDICTED BY ANDERSON COUNTY GRAND JURY

Former Anderson County Sheriff School Resource Officer (SRO) James Lawson, 36, has been indicted by an Anderson County Grand Jury on charges of solicitation of a minor and two counts of solicitation of a minor to observe sexual conduct by electronic means. Lawson resigned from the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office …

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Recovery of stolen car leads to drug charges

DEWEY N. ANDERSON, III The recovery of a stolen car last week resulted in a man’s arerst on theft and drug charges, according to a release from the 7th Judicial Crime Task Force. Officials say that Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputy Matt McGhee contacted Task Force agents on Wednesday, March 24th …

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Joint human trafficking operation results in multiple arrests

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (March 26, 2021) – A proactive two-day undercover operation by the Oak Ridge Police Department, Special Agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, the 7th Judicial District Crime Task Force, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, and the 7th Judicial District Attorney General’s Office has resulted in the …

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