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Tennessee’s Fourth Judicial District Joins Suit Against Opioid Producers

Tennessee’s Fourth Judicial District Joins Suit Against Opioid Producers

The coalition of East Tennessee district attorneys general that brought an October 2017 lawsuit against several prescription opioid producers has filed an amended complaint in Campbell County Circuit Court. The complaint now includes an additional plaintiff, District Attorney General Jimmy ...

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Sevier County Man Facing Attempted 2nd Degree Murder Charges

Sevier County Man Facing Attempted 2nd Degree Murder Charges

A grand jury has charged a man shot by Sevier County Sheriff’s Deputies during a confrontation last month with two counts of attempted second-degree murder. According to the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office, 41-year-old Timothy Scott McGill was arrested today without ...

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Park Seeks Tips, Investigating Potential Arson of Elkmont Cabins

Park Seeks Tips, Investigating Potential Arson of Elkmont Cabins

The National Park Service Investigative Services Branch (ISB) is seeking witnesses who may have information regarding a recent human-caused fire that caused damage to historical Elkmont cabins. US Park Rangers responded to an initial report of the fire in the ...

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Man Shot in Early Morning Confrontation with Sevier Sheriff’s Deputies

Man Shot in Early Morning Confrontation with Sevier Sheriff's Deputies

A woman’s call for help resulted in a confrontation with Sevier Sheriff’s Deputies early Sunday morning in Kodak. According to a release, a woman called 911 to report that her husband was threatening to harm himself. Deputies with the Sevier ...

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Dozens of Suspected Drug Dealers Indicted in Operation Fall Harvest

Dozens of Suspected Drug Dealers Indicted in Operation Fall Harvest

Law enforcement officers set out early Wednesday morning to arrest suspected drug dealers indicted by a Sevier County Grand Jury last week. According to the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office, the indictments of 37 alleged drug dealers are the result of ...

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Local Police Departments Participating in Drug Take Back Event

Local Police Departments Participating in Drug Take Back Event

The City of Sevierville Police Department and Pigeon Forge Police Department will collect potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription pills and patches as part of the 14th National DEA Drug Take Back Initiative on Saturday. Citizens may bring pills ...

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TBI Warns Fentanyl Now Found in Cocaine, Heroin and Fake Opioid Pills

TBI Warns Fentanyl Now Found in Cocaine, Heroin and Fake Opioid Pills

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division is urging public caution, especially among recreational drug users, after fentanyl was found in recent evidence submissions to two TBI crime laboratories. Several sample of cocaine, submitted by law enforcement agencies in ...

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Sevier County Sheriff’s Dept. Arrests Regions Bank Robbery Suspect

Sevier County Sheriff's Dept. Arrests Regions Bank Robbery Suspect

A man suspected of committing a Knoxville bank robbery Monday afternoon has been arrested in Sevier County. The Knoxville office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation says a white male entered the Regions Bank located at 7320 Chapman Highway in ...

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