Tag Archives: ORPD

Man killed in Andover Circle shooting identified 

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (October 3, 2023) – On Monday, October 2, 2023, at approximately 12:04  a.m., Oak Ridge police officers responded to a shooting on Andover Circle. Upon arrival, officers  located a male, Gavin West, 21, of Maryville, suffering from a gunshot wound. West succumbed  to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.   Detectives with the Oak Ridge Police Department responded and began investigating the  homicide. West’s body was taken to the Knox County Regional Forensic Center for an autopsy.   The investigation is ongoing. No other information will be released at this time. 

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ORPD investigating deadly overnight shooting

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2023) – Oak Ridge Police are investigating a homicide that happened on Andover Circle overnight. On Monday, Oct. 2, 2023, at approximately 12:04 a.m., Oak Ridge police officers responded to a shooting on Andover Circle and upon arrival, officers located a male suffering from a …

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Oak Ridge police, TBI investigating shooting

The Oak Ridge Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are investigating a shooting that occurred on Saturday that left one dead, according to the ORPD. On Saturday, July 22, 2023, at approximately 10:34 p.m., Oak Ridge police officers responded to a shooting on S. Benedict Ave. Upon arrival, …

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3 Teens Charged in Oak Ridge Shooting Threat

Today, Juvenile Court Petitions were filed against three Oak Ridge juveniles accused of making social media threats of school shootings at the Oak Ridge Schools in two separate incidents this week. The three juveniles have been charged with Terrorism, Threat of Mass Violence on School Property and False Report. Two …

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Oak Ridge High School on a LEVEL 3 Lockdown

UPDATE: The Oak Ridge Police Department is still investigating a shooting threat that was made on social media and put Oak Ridge High School on level 3 lockdown Monday. Students will be released from school at its normal release time and ORPD is taking necessary precautions to continue to investigate …

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Ex-ORPD, KPD Officer Indicted on Sex Charges

A former officer with both the Oak Ridge and Knoxville Police Departments was recently indicted by a Knox County grand jury on charges related to several sex crimes. 36-year-old Cassen Jackson-Garrison is charged with sexual battery by an authority figure, rape, assault, solicitation of a minor, sexual activity involving a …

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Missing Endangered Persons

UPDATE: Missing Persons FOUND SAFE OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (August 24, 2021) – The missing endangered persons, Patrice Hastings and her grandson, Eric Hastings have been located safe. The Oak Ridge Police Department appreciates the public’s help in locating these individuals. OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (August 24, 2021) – The Oak Ridge …

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