Jail Visitation Cancelled

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In response to the growing infection rate of COVID-19 experienced in the Monroe County Jail during the month of September and pursuant to the Tennessee Supreme Court Order of August 29, 2021: Onsite jail visitation will be cancelled from September 14th – October 15th. This order shall expire at the … 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

Animal Shelter Reopens

The Monroe County Friends of Animals has announced the reopening of the Animal Shelter, Tues-Fri from 11am-4:30pm and Saturdays from 11am-2pm. Many wonderful pets are now available for adoption to loving homes. Currently available pets are posted on the website. http://www.monroecountyfriendsofanimals.org Visitors are asked to email the Shelter before visiting … 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

National Rx Takeback Day

DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, October 26, 2019. It is hosted locally by: Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Monroe County Prevention & Wellness Coalition Wal-Mart. National Take-Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. You can drop off … Read More

Samantha Filley Promoted to Detective

Congratulations to our newest detective. Officer Samantha Filley, from the Patrol Division, has joined the Sheriff’s Detectives Division. Samantha has worked for the MCSO since 2006, starting out in the Corrections Division. She graduated from the Blount County Sheriff’s Office Regional Training Academy in 2015, effecting her move to the … Read More

Tennessee Hands Free Law

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The new hands-free law takes effect starting July 1, 2019. All drivers in the state must use a hands-free device to take calls while driving. Tennessee already bans texting while driving. Drivers could face a fine up to $200 for using their cellphone while driving. A driver’s first violation will … Read More

12 Nabbed in Drug Roundup

Willis Winkler Angel Winkler Tammy Morales Toni Marie Carter Robert Archer Lacey Lance Russell Tallent Kevin Oaks Corey Smith Charles Shearer Bradley Butts Jason Turner Successful Drug RoundupOn January 16, 2019, Narcotics Agents with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office executed a drug roundup on various individuals. This roundup came from a … Read More

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