UPDATE: Loudon Co. authorities capture domestic violence suspect

Oct. 10, 2016: Loudon County authorities continue to search for a man they say is armed and dangerous.

UPDATE, 8:30 P.M. OCT. 10: The Loudon County Sheriff's Office says a man wanted in connection with a domestic violence incident is in custody after a day-and-a-half long search. 

Officials began searching for 33-year-old Roy Jerrell near the Lenoir City exit of Interstate 40 around noon Sunday. 

Jerrell was found on the Avalon Golf Course around 7 p.m. Monday. He was taken into custody without incident, said Loudon County Sheriff's Office investigator Jeff Russell. 

Russell said Jerrell will be charged with aggravated assault by domestic violence. He will also face a charge for fleeing from law enforcement, Russell said. 

UPDATE ON OCT. 10: The Loudon County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man involved in a domestic violence argument.

Roy Jerrell, 33, of Heflin, Ala. faces an aggravated assault by domestic violence charge upon arrest, according to Loudon County Sheriff’s Office investigator Jeff Russell.

Authorities believe Jerrell is armed and dangerous. The Loudon County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Jerrell near the Lenoir City exit of Interstate 40.

Russell said Jerrell got into an argument with his fiancée on Sunday morning on the 17,000 block of Buttermilk Avenue in Lenoir City.

The sheriff’s office did take in a witness for questioning on Sunday. Authorities have since released the witness.

The LCSO is working with the Lenoir City Police in the investigation. 

Anyone with information on Jerrell's whereabouts is asked to call 911.

(© 2016 WBIR)


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