KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Roane County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an inmate that escaped custody on Friday.
Sheriff Jack Stockton said inmate Jeremiah Holt left during a work detail. He was part of a litter crew and was dropping off garbage at the Roane County Landfill when he ran away around 3:15 p.m. Holt is 5 feet, 9 inches tall, and weighs 160 pounds.
Holt was serving time on a violation of probation on a felony theft charge. If you see him call 911 or the Roane County Sheriff’s Office at 865-376-5582.