They were identified as Alexander Hamilton, 22, and Joseph Clark, 19, both of Kingsport, TN. Also, arrested was a female, Samantha Glenn, 25, of Kingsport, TN. They were lodged in Adair County Regional Jail by Deputy Hitch on charges of:
Fleeing and evading police 1st degree
Fleeing and evading police 2nd degree
Possession of a stolen firearm
Possession of a stolen license plate
Operating motor vehicle under the influence (Hamilton)
During the investigation, it was found that Hamilton and Clark had warrants for their arrest for a double homicide that occurred one day prior in Kingsport, TN.
The Adair County Sheriff’s Office obtained Fugitive from Justice Warrants and notified TN authorities of their capture. They will be held for extradition back to TN to face murder charges.
We are pleased no one was hurt during their apprehension. Due to the dedicated work of the Adair County Sheriff’s Office, Kentucky State Police, and Columbia Police Department, the suspects were removed safely from our community.