Meigs County Litter Officer Charged with Soliciting Murder

News release from TBI:
Chattanooga, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation yesterday arrested the Meigs County Litter Control Officer after he paid an undercover TBI Special Agent to commit a murder. The investigation was worked over the last week by TBI, the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office and the 9th Judicial District Attorney General’s Office.
Jack “Jackie” Scroggins, 52, of Georgetown, Tenn. was charged with solicitation to commit first degree murder and booked into the Meigs County Jail without bond. Scroggins met with an undercover TBI agent twice to discuss details of the murder plot and paid him $1,000 as an advance payment and $100 for a gun to commit the murder. Scroggins was contracting to have his girlfriend’s ex-husband killed.
Scroggins has been employed with the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office for six years and was hired under the previous administration. He in is jail awaiting arraignment.

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