There were multiple overdoses at the jail in June

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – Officials tell WLAF that there were six overdoses at the Campbell County Jail early on this Wednesday. It was around 1am when the calls began coming in to Central Dispatch.

Responding agencies were the Jacksboro Fire Department, Campbell County Rural Fire Service, units from Campbell and Anderson County EMS.

All six patients were transported to the La Follette Medical Center, according to 911 Dispatch.

Two inmates overdosed in June and were also taken to the hospital. HERE is that related story. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 10/11/2023-6AM)