Grand Jury Indicts Man for 1st Degree Murder After Body Found in Boones Mill

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

murder1The Franklin County Sheriff's Department says a Grand Jury has indicted a man after the body of Brittany Adair Kasey-Freeny was found in Boones Mill May 1. 

Lamarre Maurice Camper has been identified as the suspect in the case.

Investigators identified Camper with help from the Roanoke City Police Department. 

A trial date in Franklin County Circuit Court will be set at a later date.


Sheriff's Dept. Arrests Two Glade Hill Brothers for $13,000 Worth of Stolen Items

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

morrisonsWESTLAKE - The Franklin County Sheriff's Office has arrested two brothers after a series of break-ins and larcenies in May, according to Captain Phillip Young. 

Harold Morrison, 49, of Glade Hill was arrested after a break-in at the Westlake Bojangle's May 21. Workers noticed missing cash from the restaurant. Morrison admitted to his involvement in the break-in after breing interviewed by investigators. He was arrested on May 25 and released on $5,000 secured bond. Investigators have also connected him to the stealing of a utility trailers in Bedford and Roanoke. 

Tony Morrison, 48, of Glade Hill was arrested May 31 following a larceny from Franklin Outdoors on Booker T. Washington Highway. According to the owner, five ski tubes were stolen around 5 a.m. Tony Morrison has been charged with grad larceny and has been linked to other stolen items including tools from Epworth Church, tires from Sigmon Automotive, and a wood chipper in Bedford. 

A total of $13,000 in stolen items have been recovered so far, investigators say. Additional charges are pending against both men.


F.C. Sheriff's Office Graduates Four from Cardinal Criminal Justice Academy in Salem

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

SALEM - TheGraduatesOn Wednesday, May 31st , The Office of the Sheriff graduated four from the Cardinal Criminal Justice Academy. Graduating from the 68th Entry Level Law Enforcement Class, Deputy Jeff Holland and Deputy Edwin Alejandro. From the 62nd Entry Level Jailor/Court Services Class, Deputy Johana McKay and Deputy Zach Adkins. Sheriff Overton stated how honored he was to be present and see these fine officers make the walk across the stage. “This is a great accomplishment for these four deputies and we are looking forward to their service at the Office of the Sheriff”, Sheriff Overton added.


Pictured from left to right are:

Captain Justin Sigmon, graduate Deputy Alejandro, graduate Deputy Adkins, Sheriff Bill Overton, Major Mike Bowman, graduate Deputy McKay and graduate Holland.