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Remaining Silverdale Inmates’ Conner and Hall Apprehended


For Immediate Release: July 23, 2022

Hamilton County, TN – The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is announcing the two outstanding inmates wanted in connection to this morning’s escape from the Silverdale Detention Center have been safely captured without incident.

Justin Lynn Conner was taken into custody in Soddy Daisy, Tennessee, by Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office personnel. Trevor Lynn Hall was taken into custody in Jackson County, Tennessee, by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office in collaboration with HCSO fugitive personnel.

Today’s search operation included Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Uniformed Services personnel along with all of our specialized teams including Investigative Services, K-9, Fugitive, SWAT, Patrol, Narcotics, Corrections Security, and Crime Intelligence. In addition to the aforementioned HCSO personnel, today’s search efforts were also assisted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), U.S. Marshals, and the Chattanooga Police Department.

“Within 24 hours of the reported escape, all four inmates were taken back into custody due to the exhaustive and extensive investigation conducted by HCSO personnel and our federal and local partners. I am extremely proud of the efforts of our personnel who have worked tirelessly throughout the day to ensure the swift apprehension of these four wanted fugitives was accomplished,” stated Chief Deputy Austin Garrett.

The circumstances of today’s escape remains an ongoing criminal investigation.

The HCSO would like to thank our local media partners and the public for their assistance with helping to get the information regarding these wanted fugitives out to our community.

No further details are available.

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