Submitted by WBIR Web Staff on Saturday, December 13th, 7:57 pm
A Sevierville police officer is on administrative duty after he shot and killed a man Friday night after a standoff following a domestic dispute call.
According to City of Sevierville spokesperson Bob Stahlke, Officer Adam Akers shot Randall Gorden, 27, after he pointed a pistol at the officers. Stahlke said its the city's first officer-involved shooting in at least 25 years.
He said this is something you never want to happen and the department and the officer are praying for Gorden's family.
Submitted by WBIR Web Staff on Wednesday, December 10th, 2:17 pm
Sevierville police are warning people of a scammers, who are sending letters and calling residents, claiming they owe money to the IRS.
A Sevierville resident told police that he got a letter and call from someone claiming to be with the IRS, saying that he need to pay $3,900 immediately through a pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer. The scammer said if the payment wasn't made, the resident could be arrested.