Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Foot chase leads to school lockdowns, arrests

Press release

On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, Deputies with the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department attempted to serve an arrest warrant on Mark Gordon Graham (31) of Lawrenceburg, TN, for violation of probation. 

Gordon fled on foot in the area of Prosser Road and a foot chase ensued.  Mark Gordon was later arrested in the area of Fall River Road and was additionally charged with resisting arrest, evading arrest, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Gordon is being held at the Lawrence County Detention Center under a $27,000 bond.  Schools in the general area were placed on a lockin as a safety precaution during the search for Graham and were able to return to normal operations as soon as he was taken into custody.

Anyone with any information concerning drugs or any other illegal activity is encouraged to contact the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department 931-762-3626 or the Criminal Investigation Division 931-762-1608. 

Tips may also be reported online confidentially by visiting our department’s Facebook page and sending a message.





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