‘Operation Thunder Chicken’ rounds up fugitives

On Saturday, 13 people were arrested by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office in a warrant roundup dubbed “Operation Thunder Chicken.”

Those arrested this weekend are facing charges ranging from violation of probation to vehicular homicide.

The ACSO identifies the 13 arrested individuals as:

  • Melissa Cox – violation of probation (Meth and Theft)
  • Elzie Daugherty – domestic violence
  • John Evans – violation of probation (felony probation and agg. assault x2)
  • Brandon Gann – violation of probation (felony probation)
  • Goman Harness – violation of probation (felony probation)
  • Charles Harrell – driving on suspended
  • Darrin Lewis – violation of probation (felony probation)
  • Jennifer Marlowe – violation of probation (felony probation)
  • Marcia McDevitt – violation of probation (Agg. Assault)
  • Ricky Niner – vehicular homicide
  • Stewart Ridenour – domestic violence and agg. assault
  • Steven Russell – violation of probation (felony probation)
  • Kenyetta Stinson – criminal capias (was also in possession of a firearm and 1.3lbs of marijuana)

“I could not be prouder of the success of Operation Thunder Chicken,” Sheriff Russell Barker said in a press release announcing the results of the round-up. “The preparation before an operation like this is crucial and I think they did an amazing job. Solid work from the ground and air.”

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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