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By DAMON LAWRENCE
The sheriff is not the only one vowing to get tougher on lawbreakers now that Roane County has a new jail.
District Attorney General Russell Johnson is saying his office will as well.
“We are relieved that the new jail is finally ready to accommodate the people who need to be in jail,” Johnson said in a statement.
Overcrowding was a problem at the old jail. To try and keep the population down, many people who belonged in jail got a pass.
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