CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) – The call of the pursuit of a stolen vehicle in Anderson County came in to Campbell County Central Dispatch this morning at 4:08.
Anderson authorities relayed to Campbell dispatch that they were in pursuit of a stolen gray Jeep Renegade that entered I-75 at Exit 122 headed northbound. A Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputy was alerted, and plans were quickly put in place to stop the Jeep.
The Central Dispatch operator called off the play-by-play of the Jeep as it made its way north; Mile Marker 125, now at MM 128 at 4:10. When the Jeep crossed the Campbell County line by 4:12am, the deputy notified dispatch that he was going to set up spikes at MM 137, just north of Caryville. Given that, Anderson County backed off its pursuit at 4:13.
It was about a 10-minute ordeal from start to finish for Campbell authorities as the Jeep ended up stopping after hitting the spikes at 4:18am at MM 139. There were no injuries with minor damage to another vehicle, according to Central Dispatch. Traffic was temporarily hampered until the scene was secured and cleared. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 12/14/2022-6AM)