Man arrested after leading Monroe County deputy on foot chase


MADISONVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – One person is in custody after leading a Monroe County deputy on a foot chase Monday night.

Monroe County Sheriff Tommy Jones said the incident occurred just after 11:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25 in Madisonville.  

The incident started when the deputy pulled over a truck because the registration was not properly displayed.

We’re told the deputy chased Kevin Schramm into a field behind someone’s house where he was arrested.

Schramm had been wanted by Madisonville Police for shoplifting and trespassing. He now faces a slew of new charges, including resisting arrest.

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