Two women arrested in connection with jail escape

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn/ (WVLT) -- Two women have been charged with helping two escaped inmates while authorities were searching for them last Thursday, Sevier Co. Sheriff Ron Seals announced on Monday.

Becky May Davis, 24, was arrested near her home on Creek Bend Way in Kodak. She is accused of picking up Roy Herron and Tommy Kitts after they escaped and drove them to Knoxville. She was charged with Aiding & Abetting Jail Escape and is being held on $7,500 bond and is awaiting a hearing.

Addie P. Reed, 40, was arrested Monday at a home in Pigeon Forge. She was also charged with Aiding & Abetting Jail Escape and is free on $25,000 bond.

Seals also said that he expects more people to be arrested in connection with the escape and anyone who helped the prisoners while they were on the lam will face felony charges.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to webmaster@wvlt-tv.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 135533638 - local8now.com/a?a=135533638
Gray Television, Inc.