KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Arrest Man Wanted for Attempted Murder of a Kentucky Law Enforcement Officer

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

http://Police.KingsportTN.govwww.KingsportPDBlog.com

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Arrest Man Wanted for Attempted Murder of a Kentucky Law Enforcement Officer
DATE: January 28, 2018
CASE #: 18-002722
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On January 27, 2018 at approximately 5:00 PM, Kingsport Police Patrol Officers responded to the 800 block of Granby Road in Kingsport to investigate a report of a suspicious suspect allegedly peering into parked vehicles and soliciting money from citizens.

Upon arrival, Officers located the described individual and positively identified him as Coty A. Savage. A resultant warrant check confirmed that Mr. Savage was wanted on an active outstanding arrest warrant out of Marshall County, Kentucky for the Attempted Murder of a Law Enforcement Officer.

Mr. Savage was consequently arrested without incident, charged as a Fugitive from Justice, and transported to the Kingsport City Jail. He is currently being held without bond, awaiting arraignment, and pending arrangements for extradition back to Kentucky.

Inquiries seeking additional details regarding the original incident in Marshall County, Kentucky will be referred to that jurisdiction. Mr. Savage’s November 2017 indictment by a Marshall County Grand Jury is documented in the article linked below:

http://www.marshallcountydaily.com/2017/11/17/marshall-county-grand-jury-hands-down-indictments-for-attempted-murder-drug-offenses/

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Coty A. Savage
Age Date of Birth 11/1/1987

30 Years of Age

Gender/Race Male/White
Residency Homeless
Charge(s) Fugitive from Justice (Based upon active arrest warrant out of Marshall County, Kentucky for the Attempted Murder of a Law Enforcement Officer)

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

ThomasMPatton

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