Tag Archives: Harriman Police Department

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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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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Roane Woman Charged with Child Abuse and Neglect

A child sex abuse victim allegedly reached out to Joann Matheson for help repeatedly. Each time, a warrant alleges, she ignored the child’s pleas and didn’t report it to authorities. The allegations led to a charge of child abuse and neglect being filed against Matheson. According to the Harriman Police …

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Update on stand-off last Friday in Midtown

Just before noon Friday numerous law enforcement agencies including Harriman Police Department, Roane County Sheriff’s Deputies, Tennessee Highway Patrol, and a negotiating team, were all sent to the Midtown Flats (former Midtown Motel) on Hwy 70, after receiving a call that a man had barricaded himself inside a room allegedly …

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Harriman Standoff ends peacefully

UPDATE (3:54pm): The subject was transported to the hospital, and was not placed into custody at this time. When police entered the room the weapon was put away and was not loaded. More information when it becomes available. Just before noon today numerous law enforcement agencies including Harriman Police Department, …

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Harriman Police K-9 Izzy receives body armor donation

Harriman Police Department’s K9 Izzy has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vest was sponsored by Judith Robertson of Scottsdale, Arizona and embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of protection provided by Judith”. Vested Interest …

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Female struck and killed by train in Harriman — UPDATED

UPDATED 4/29/19 Preliminary investigation has revealed that the deceased was identified as 54 year old Annette Schilling-Davis of Harriman. At the time of this report, the next-of-kin has been notified and the manner of death has been ruled as suicide. The investigation continues to determine the circumstances surrounding Ms. Schilling-Davis’ …

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UPDATE: Pedestrian Struck by Train still has few answers

Harriman Police along with Norfolk Southern Railroad officials are still investigating the accident where a man was struck by a train Friday afternoon. According to a statement sent out by the Harriman Police Department, on Friday at approximately 3:02 p.m., Harriman police responded to a call that a pedestrian had been …

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Drug Bust at Midtown Lane, Harriman nets two arrests

(Submitted by Roane County Sheriff’s Office)  Kingston – A three-month investigation by the Roane County Sheriff’s Office, Harriman Police Department, and Kingston Police Department resulted in the execution of two search warrants at the Hillside Apartments located at 204 Midtown Lane, Harriman, Tennessee.  The investigation revealed that a drug trafficking …

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