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The Great Smoky Mountain Journal


Tuesday, January 01, 2019 02:39 PM

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Crossville Police Searching For Man On Run Who Escaped Bail Bond Agent Near Woodmere Mall Friday

The Crossville Police Department is searching for a man they say escaped from bail bond recovery agents near the area behind Woodmere Mall.

Officers are searching for Joshua Dirscherl. Dirscherl was described as a 25-year-old white male, tall and thin build with short dark hair, wearing glasses, a black hoodie and blue jeans. He was last seen handcuffed when he ran off in the area of Woodmere Mall.

Dirscherl has outstanding arrest warrants for violation of probation, theft, driving on suspended and no driver's license.

Crossville Police advised everyone in the area to "be sure to lock their doors, including all homes, outbuildings and vehicles."

Anyone in contact with Dirscherl has been urged to call 911 immediately and not approach him.