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Pigeon Forge Police Seek Suspect in Riverstone Resort Robbery

Pigeon Forge Police Still Searching for Riverstone Resort Robber

A suspect identified in the robbery of a Pigeon Forge resort earlier this month remains at large.

The Pigeon Forge Police Department is still searching for Merly Jackson, a suspect in the robbery of the Riverstone Resort in Pigeon Forge in the early morning hours on Oct. 14, 2014 in which a Hispanic man allegedly stole money from the cash box after threatening the desk clerk with a knife and binding her hands.

Merly Jackson is also known by the names Lenin Jackson and Merly Jackson Hernandez. He is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5’7″ tall and weighing 180 pounds. He currently has outstanding warrants for Aggravated Robbery and Aggravated Kidnapping.

Pigeon Forge Police released the following photos of the suspect:

 

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Merly Jackson may be driving a vehicle similar to this. Photo not the actual vehicle.

Merly Jackson may be driving a vehicle similar to this. Photo not the actual vehicle.

The whereabouts of Merly Jackson are unknown at this time, but he is possibly driving a white 2000 Isuzu Hombre compact pickup truck with a standard cab. There may be damage to the front bumper. It may have a Tennessee license tag R9126Z.

Anyone with information on the case should contact Detective Matthew Pendleton of the Pigeon Forge Police Department (865) 429-7424 or (865) 453-9063.

All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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