LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Early Saturday afternoon, Campbell County Sheriff Office deputies converged on a home in the Glade Springs community east of La Follette. Around 2 pm, investigators paid a visit to the home of 43-year old Vernon Ivey (TOP PHOTO) on suspicion of stolen property being stored on his property at 141 Lambert Lane (SHOWN IN VERY TOP PHOTO).
Upon a search of the property, officers found several items that had been reported stolen over the past month from throughout the county. Several items were recovered including a vehicle, two ATVs, a go kart, tools, an air compressor, jet skis with trailer, a utility trailer and a car dolly to mention a few. Ivey was taken into custody and is facing several charges including theft of property $10,000 – $59,900, theft of property from $2,500 to $9,999 and theft of property $1,000 – $2,499.
Ivey, who has been arrested 20 times, based on jail records, remains housed in the Campbell County Jail this afternoon without bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, July 11. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 06/24/2019-1:30PM-PHOTOS COURTESY OF CCSO PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER JUSTIN LETNER)