JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – A call to Central Dispatch alerted a Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputy that there was a man, appearing to be intoxicated, on Stone Mill Road where it meets Overlook Lane.
At 10:30am on the morning of Wednesday, June 30, Deputy Tosha Tackett responded to Stone Mill Road and found a man fitting the description of wearing blue shorts and appearing intoxicated. Tackett talked with 36-year- old Gerard Shawn Ellison of 139 Elk Lake Lane in Jacksboro. According to the report, Ellison’s speech was slurred and his pupils were pinpoint. The deputy said Ellison was unable to control his arm movements and his body was jerking.
Ellison was placed under arrest and charged with public intoxication. Based on jail records this was the 39th arrest for the unemployed father of one. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 07/09/2021-6AM)