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Morristown Police Department Warns Against Police Impersonators

Morristown Police Department Warns Against Police Impersonators

The Morristown Police Department is warning residents to be on the lookout for individuals impersonating police officers. Recent reports from Hedrick Street and W. Charles Street state that a white male has been identifying himself as a police officer to unsuspecting residents. Witnesses indicate the unknown male was wearing what appeared to be a badge [...]

Murder Suspect Taken Into Custody

Murder Suspect Taken Into Custody

Breaking News UPDATE: Michael Brandon Ratliff, who was wanted for Second Degree Murder, was taken into custody by officers from the Morristown Police Department and the Hamblen County Sheriff’s Office following a traffic stop at approximately 4:00 pm this afternoon. Ratliff was apprehended after he was seen leaving the property of 1845 Cedar Creek Road. [...]

Morristown Police Warn of Sealing Service Scam

The Morristown Police Department is warning citizens of a recent home improvement scam. Two white males driving a white Ford pick-up truck with a mounted tank are representing themselves as an asphalt sealing service. The suspects stop unsolicited at a residence and offer to seal the driveway. Once they receive payment, they leave the residence [...]

Morristown Parents Endow Scholarship in Memory of Their Son

Dean and Priscilla Mills of Morristown, Tennessee, have given the university $25,000 to endow a scholarship in memory of their son Jonathan, who died in 2016 at age 28 of complications from an asthma attack. “We have so many good memories, and Jonathan had many, many friends and extended family who loved him and will [...]

Morristown Police Department Continues to Investigate Robbery

Morristown Police Department Continues to Investigate Robbery

The Morristown Police Department continues to investigate the robbery and assault of a female clerk which occurred at the Deluxe Inn on East Andrew Johnson Highway yesterday afternoon. An unknown male entered the lobby of the hotel, jumped over the registration desk and grabbed the female clerk. She was able to escape and run to [...]

Morristown Police Searching For Armed Robbery Suspect

Morristown Police Searching For Armed Robbery Suspect

The Morristown Police Department is investigating an armed robbery which occurred this evening on East Andrew Johnson Highway. An unknown male entered the CVS Pharmacy at 2114 East Andrew Johnson Highway shortly after 8 p.m. with a black semi automatic handgun and demanded the pharmacist give him Oxycodone. After receiving the drugs, he fled out [...]

Morristown Police Department Seeks Suspect in Armed Robbery

Morristown Police Department Seeks Suspect in Armed Robbery

The Morristown Police Department is investigating an armed robbery which occurred early this morning on South Cumberland Street. A male entered the Shell gas station on South Cumberland at approximately 3:30 am brandishing a revolver and demanded money from the store clerk. The suspect escaped on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. He was [...]

The Morristown Police Department is investigating a shooting which occurred overnight in east Morristown. Rachael Kirk, 19, of Morristown was shot once in the neck following a dispute with at least two males. Investigators are actively seeking suspects Ishaih Jamal White, 22, who is described as a black male, 5’11” and weighs approximately 180 pounds [...]

Morristown Police Department Issues Silver Alert for Missing 85-Year-Old Morristown Woman

Morristown Police Department Issues Silver Alert for Missing 85-Year-Old Morristown Woman

The Morristown Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing 85-year-old Morristown woman. Lula Bell Orrick of North Henry Street was last heard from just before dark on March 13, 2017 by family. Ms. Orrick is a white female 5’2” tall and weighs 165 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. She [...]

Three Morristown Juveniles Arrested In Connection With Morristown-Hamblen West High School Handgun Incident

Three Morristown juveniles have been arrested and charged in connection with an incident at Morristown-Hamblen West High School yesterday afternoon. At approximately 2:30 pm yesterday the Morristown Police Department School Resource Officer received information that a student had brought a gun to school. After an extensive investigation it was determined that a 14-year-old male freshman [...]

Missing Morristown Juvenile, Christie Renee McGinnis

Missing Morristown Juvenile, Christie Renee McGinnis

Officers are searching for a missing 17-year-old juvenile, Christie Renee McGinnis, who left her grandmother’s residence on Cleveland Avenue by unknown means. Christie is a white female, 5’1” tall and weighs approximately 120 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information concerning her whereabouts is asked to contact police tonight through the [...]

Charges Filed Against Woman In Connection With Hit And Run Of Child Exiting School Bus Monday Evening

Charges Filed Against Woman In Connection With Hit And Run Of Child Exiting School Bus Monday Evening

Charges have been filed against a woman in connection with the Monday evening hit and run of  a child as he exited the school bus. Heather Leanne Williams, 37, was charged this evening with Leaving the Scene of an Accident Involving Personal Injury, Passing a School Bus Stop Sign, and Texting While Driving. Williams admitted [...]

Former Chairman of the Cocke County Legislative Body, Michael A. McCarter, has officially announced his bid for Republican Nomination for State House of Representative District No 11

Former Chairman of the Cocke County Legislative Body, Michael A. McCarter, has officially announced his bid for Republican Nomination for State House of Representative District No 11

Michael A. McCarter of Morrell Springs Road has officially announced this week he would be seeking the office of State House of Representative District No 11 which includes all of Cocke County and parts of Jefferson and Greene County counties. McCarter is no stranger to public service. McCarter, elected to the Cocke County Commission in [...]

SNAP and AARP Fre$h Savings Program Starts at Morristown Farmers Market

The Morristown Farmers Market located at 130 W. Morris Boulevard in downtown Morristown (corner of W. Morris Blvd. and S. Henry St.) is pleased to announce that it has been approved by USDA to provide tokens to SNAP customers so that they can purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, vegetable plants, bread, eggs, and other foods [...]

Alleged Kidnapping Victim Charged

Alleged Kidnapping Victim Charged

On February 4, 2016 a 25 year old Morristown woman was arrested and charged with filing a False Report. On January 31, 2016 Ciara May Holt, Wildflower Court, reported to the Morristown Police Department that she was on Witt Road at approximately 6:00am when she blacked out and 13 hours later woke up in Arden [...]

Social Media Frenzy Surrounds Two Missing Women – Police Say No Connection

Social Media Frenzy Surrounds Two Missing Women – Police Say No Connection

Two local women, Inesha Haygood and Lora Costner, are missing and the circumstances surrounding their disappearances have created an atmosphere of fear in the area. Haygood went missing from Morristown on December 28, 2015. A few weeks later, on the afternoon of January 7, 2016, Costner went missing in Newport, Tennessee. Despite correlations that have [...]

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