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Tullahoma Police Department and Coffee County Sheriff’s Department bring Safe Resolution to Hostage Situation

On Friday, November 13, 2020 at 6:45 pm, TPD and CCSD responded to a 911 call about suspect Anthony A. Lyons, 39, holding two people hostage inside an apartment at Dossett Homes.

After law enforcement secured the area and began talking to Lyons, several shots were fired at officers, resulting in no injuries. Later, while officers were attempting to negotiate with Lyons, one of the hostages overpowered the suspect and at the same time officers made entry into the apartment and arrested Lyons.

The victim who overpowered Lyons was treated for minor injuries.

The suspect is being charged with five counts of aggravated kidnapping, attempted first degree murder, resisting arrest and possession of Schedule II drugs.

Photo from Mobile Patrol

Lucky Knott

Lucky Knott

One of Southern Tennessee's most experienced and recognized news broadcasters and play-by-play sportscasters. Current news director for On Target News and manager of Rooster 101.5 FM. Knott can be heard on 93.9 The Duck, The Rooster 101.5 and Whiskey Country 105.1 and 95.9. He is currently the play by play voice of the Coffee County Red Raiders on The Rooster 101.5. Lucky has done play-by-play for over 3,461 sports events on Radio & TV. He also served 4 years as the Public Information Officer for the Coffee Co. Sheriff's Dept. and taught Radio/TV for 6 years at Grundy County High School.

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