Halloween

Keep Trick or Treaters safe on HalloweenAs 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 … 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

Left to right: Captain Detective Mack Williams, Detective Samantha Filley, Sheriff Tommy Jones, and Chief Deputy Chris White. 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. … Read More

Tennessee Hands Free Law

posted in: New Law, News Event

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

Cogdill Apprehended

Escaped Inmate John Adam Cogdill is back in custody. Cogdill was arrested by Monroe County Sheriff’s Office late last evening. Deputies were conducting home visits to known friends and family of Cogdill when he was located and arrested without incident at a family member’s home on Old Christianburg Road in … Read More

New Auxiliary Class Graduates

Graduates of the 18-2 Monroe County Auxiliary Class and Sheriff’s Office administrators include: (First row L to R:) Aaron Foxx, Chelsie Sampson, Kelsey Hawkins, David “Dink” Lakes, Jim Geren; (Second Row L to R:) William Blackwell, Jessica Wilson, Hunter Lankford, Brandon Burley, Yashan Long, Glen Sullivan; (Third row L to … Read More

Sheriff Presents Special Day for Boys & Girls Club

Sheriff Tommy Jones congratulates new Deputy Three happy girls! The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and the Boys & Girls Club of Monroe Area are hosting outings designed to introduce children to law enforcement. Cookouts were held at Rural Vale School on Tuesday (July 10th) in Tellico Plains, and also on … Read More

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