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

Help us Find this Suspect

posted in: Suspect Wanted

Monroe County, TN – Sheriff Tommy Jones is asking the public to be on the lookout for a suspect who remains at large after a pursuit with local law enforcement. Suspect was last seen in the Mount Vernon area on Reagan Valley Road, which is between Tellico Plains and Madisonville. … Read More

Sheriff’s Office Introduces UV Disinfection Technology

MONROE COUNTY, TN, January 24, 2022 Monroe County Sheriff Tommy Jones today announced that the Sheriff’s Office has implemented hospital-grade UV-C light technology into its disinfection protocols to mitigate the spread of SARS-CoV-2 and other pathogens in the County jail and other facilities. The Sheriff’s Office partnered with Command Sourcing, … 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 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

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