Human Remains Found in Tellico Plains

May 05, 2022 Tommy Jones, Sheriff Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Media Contact:  Deputy Rick Lavoie, PIO  rlavoie@monroetnsheriff.net Human Remains Found in Tellico Plains MONROE COUNTY TN – Earlier this week a hiker found what appeared to be human remains on Old Furnace Road in the Tellico Plains area. Deputies and … Read More

Joint Investigation Takes Down Multi State Drug Dealer

March 30, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tommy Jones, Sheriff Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Joint Investigation Takes Down Multi State Drug Dealer Monroe County, TN – On March 28, 2022, detectives from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, along with Sweetwater Police Department, Madisonville Police Department and the Cherokee County (North Carolina) … Read More

Missing Coker Creek Child Found Safe

January 14, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tommy Jones, Sheriff Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Media Contact:  Deputy Rick Lavoie, PIO  rlavoie@monroetnsheriff.net Missing Child Found MONROE COUNTY TN – Monroe County Sheriff Tommy Jones has confirmed that 6-year old Alijah Kensinger, missing since Thursday afternoon in Tellico Plains TN, has been found … Read More

Jail Altercation Video

14 May 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tommy Jones, Sheriff Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Media Contact: Deputy Rick Lavoie, PIO rlavoie@monroetnsheriff.net Jail Altercation Video On May 13, 2021, at around 3pm, a female subject who was visiting an inmate brought to Monroe County Sheriff Tommy Jones’ attention a video on social … Read More

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is Hiring New Corrections Officers

FULL TIME & PART TIME CORRECTIONS OFFICERS Needed Full time starting pay at $12.88, top out is $16.40, depending on experience. Part time pay is at $10 per hour. Position involves enforcing rules and keeping order within the jail, supervise activities of inmates, aid in rehabilitation and counseling of offenders, … Read More

Thanks to Ready Made Resources

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office appreciates continued support from Robert Griswold, owner of Ready Made Resources  readymaderesources.com  headquartered in Tellico Plains. This year Mr. Griswold donated a Night Vision Monocular and all its accessories (value $3250) to help support the training and equipment needs of the Sheriff’s auxiliary officers. Ready Made … Read More

Halloween

As the kids are putting the final touches on their Halloween costumes; Monroe County Sheriff’s Office has a plan to keep Trick or Treaters safe on Halloween. Please read and share the letter below. #knowbeforeyougo To conduct a sex offender search, go to our website and click on the link … Read More

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