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

Female Suspect Shot

March 22, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tommy J Jones, Sheriff Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Monroe County, TN – On Monday, March 21, 2022, at 11:02 PM Deputies with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office were attempting to serve a felony arrest warrant in the 100 block of Dunn Road. Upon making contact … Read More

Anonymous Tips

Have you witnessed a crime? Do you know someone who is selling drugs? Are you the victim of a scam? You can anonymously report any criminal activity, being eyes and ears of our community. Simply fill out an online form confidentially on our website: https://monroetnsheriff.com/anonymous-tips/ Your help is appreciated. Thank … 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

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

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