Lenoir City's veteran detective passes away

Jonathan Sartin was a 26-year veteran detective with Lenoir City Police Department,

LENOIR CITY, Tenn. (WVLT)-- The Lenoir City community is mourning the loss of a longtime detective.

passed away early Monday morning from a medical issue.

Lenoir City Police Chief Don White said Sartin began his career at the department as a patrol officer and a K-9 officer.

"Detective Sartin was a true asset to the department, as well as our community," Chief White said.

In his spare time, Sartin worked with Lenoir City's youth sports programs.

Plans are still under way for Sartin's funeral arrangements.

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