White truck linked to Loudon, Grainger county thefts located, suspect detained

RUTLEDGE (WATE) – The Grainger County Sheriff’s Department said they have located a white truck believed to be involved in thefts across East Tennessee.

The sheriff’s department said an individual has been detained and they are continuing to investigate the thefts. The Loudon County Sheriff’s office said they believe the white truck is linked to several thefts in Loudon County and surrounding counties.

“At this time the investigation is still on going and involves several counties. Please be patient while all agencies conduct and complete their investigations,” said the Loudon County Sheriff’s Office in a statement.

Deputies thanked the community for their assistance. Anyone with information to contact Loudon County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division at (865) 986-4823 or Loudon County E-911 at (865) 458-9081.