Tag Archives: shooting

Anderson County Commission moves forward with amending fireworks act

Reprinted from the Norris Bulletin – 3/18/21. Written by Josh Anderson, District 3 Commissioner joshandersondistrict3@gmail.com The County Commission took up an item on Monday and passed a resolution to amend the county’s 1947 private act regarding fireworks. The 74-year-old act was considerably more restrictive than state laws governing fireworks, and …

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ABSTON ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER IN ROANE COUNTY

Roane County authorities took 46-year-old Arthur Alan Abston into custody early Sunday morning (Jan 3, 2021) for attempted murder and especially aggravated kidnapping. He was processed into the jail with an initial bond set at $450,000. Sheriff Jack Stockton tells us the incident took place Friday afternoon at a home …

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Christmas Eve Shooting in Rockwood

We received a call that there was a shooting in Rockwood. A man shot his stepdaughter. He then fled the scene but was apprehended by Harriman police shortly after. The stepdaughter was transported by ambulance to the UT hospital. The incident occurred in the Parkview subdivision as we get more …

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Man dead after shooting involving ORPD; TBI agents investigating

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Aug. 16, 2020) – Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting on the 100-block of Briar Road Saturday night.  Just before 9:30 p.m., Oak Ridge Police Department officers responded to a report for an individual needing assistance in the 100 Block of Briar Road. …

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