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Sullivan authorities arrest man wanted for attempted capital murder

From staff reports • May 14, 2018 at 6:29 PM

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man wanted for attempted capital murder out of Scott County.

On Monday at around 3 p.m., officers responded to Alabama Street in the Bloomingdale area in reference to a man beating on the door and attempting to break in. When offices arrived, they discovered a lock was broken on the door.

Deputies began to search the area and located Justin Ketron, 39, on Morelock Street.

According to a news release from Kristen Quon, SCSO public information officer, Ketron had an active warrant for felony probation violation out of Scott County. His original charge was attempted capital murder.

Ketron was charged in Sullivan County with domestic violence and vandalism. He is being held without bond.

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