The following news release has been issued by Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
On December 31, 2013, James Lenwood Odum, age 56, of 1013 Niles Ferry Road, Madisonville, TN was charged with the December 16th theft of a 25’ Passport Travel Trailer from a storage yard on Hwy 296 in the Hiwassee Dam community.
Odum, who is currently in the Monroe County TN Jail was arrested by the Madisonville TN Police Department while conducting a methamphetamine investigation. During that investigation, evidence was discovered that lead officers to believe that he was in possession of the trailer; the trailer was located by the Police Department and recovered. The trailer is being released back to its owner.
A detainer has been placed on Odum pending extradition from Tennessee.
Investigating officer is Investigator Tiffany Holland.
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