Law enforcement agencies gather to pray for Sevier County Sheriff’s Office sergeant

The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office said SGT Stoffle is in the hospital battling COVID-19.
Published: Sep. 13, 2021 at 11:47 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Monday evening, Sevier County officers and neighboring agencies gathered together to give their support and prayers for SGT Robert Stoffle of the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office.

Sevier County Sheriff’s Office officials said SGT Stoffle was admitted into LeConte Medical Center last week with COVID-19 and is now in the ICU. Officials also said that Stoffle is in critical condition and in a pneumonia induced coma.

Sevier County Sheriff Ron Seals spoke with WVLT News about Stoffle, saying he was a staple in the office.

“He’s a very good patrol sergeant,” Seals said. “He’s one that you can rely on because he knows everything.”

To show their support, they gathered outside of the hospital parking lot, flashing their lights and having a moment of prayer for his recovery.

The Sheriff’s office is asking for everyone to lift him up in prayer for a speedy recovery.

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