Crimetracker: THP needs help finding suspect from weekend chase

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Tennessee Highway Patrol needs your help to find a driver involved in a pursuit in Sevier County on Sunday, June 9. The chase happened on Highway 440 through Sevierville 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday.

THP investigators received information on a stolen 2009 Toyota minivan, then spotted it in Sevierville. Troopers tried to pull the driver over, but he took off.

Investigators believe person driving that minivan was David Raymond Smith, 30. Smith has an extensive criminal history, and is believed to be living in various motels in the Knoxville area.

Smith is facing 26 charges stemming from the June 9 chase.

Anyone who may have information is encouraged to contact the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s Knoxville District at 865-594-5800.


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
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 211477731 - local8now.com/a?a=211477731