Loudon County Sheriff’s Office deputies, with the assistance of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, located 3 missing juveniles out of Indiana. The juveniles were in possession of a stolen vehicle as well.
On February 18th at around 2:45PM, LCSO deputies received information from the Tennessee Highway Patrol that a stolen vehicle and missing juveniles from Indiana were in the area of the 81MM on I-75. Corporal Chance Gray observed a vehicle matching the description heading southbound on I-75. Gray along with other deputies successful got the vehicle stopped and the driver fled on foot. Deputy Justin Parks was able to take the juvenile driver into custody after a short foot pursuit. Two additional missing juveniles were located in the vehicle.
LCSO is working with the THP to arrange the two juveniles to be transported back to Indiana and the owner of the vehicle to take back possession. The driver is being held at the Loudon County Juvenile Shelter pending charges.
Great work by all involved!