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Morristown Police Officer Involved Shooting

Morristown Police Officer Involved Shooting

Morristown Police officers observed a man wanted on several outstanding warrants sitting in a vehicle on Hayter Drive in south Morristown at approximately 9:30 am this morning. When the officers attempted to take the man into custody, he used his Mercury Grand Marquis to ram officers’ vehicles in an attempt to escape. Officers were in [...]

Governor Haslam, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Van Hool NV to Establish First US Manufacturing Facility in Morristown

Governor Haslam, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Van Hool NV to Establish First US Manufacturing Facility in Morristown

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Van Hool NV officials announced today that the Belgian company will establish its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Morristown and create nearly 640 jobs over the next five years. Van Hool, a family-owned Belgian manufacturer of buses, coaches and industrial vehicles, [...]

Remains of Missing Morristown Woman Found In Grainger County

Remains of Missing Morristown Woman Found In Grainger County

MPD investigators and agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations have identified the remains of missing Morristown woman Inesha Haygood. Inesha was reported missing by her family January 5, 2016. Since this time, searches have been conducted in several areas and investigators continued to follow multiple leads. The remains were discovered yesterday in rural Grainger [...]

Hamblen County Included As TNECD Awards 10 Work-Based Learning Grants

Hamblen County Included As TNECD Awards 10 Work-Based Learning Grants

 The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development today announced 10 new Work-Based Learning Grant recipients, awarding $250,000 in the program’s second round. The grants will assist with the development or expansion of work-based learning programs that promote career awareness and student readiness in grades K-12. Work-Based Learning is an education strategy that provides students with experiences [...]

Body of Missing Morristown Man Located

Body of Missing Morristown Man Located

The body of missing Morristown man, Robby Shultz, has been located by officers of the Morristown Police Department. Officers located the body shortly before 5:00pm Wednesday. After deciding to expand the search, officers returned to the heavily wooded area near where his vehicle was found last week. There are no obvious signs of trauma on [...]

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 [...]

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