Former McMinn Co. Property Assessor releases first statement since arrest
McMINN COUNTY, TN -
Jerry Anderson issues statement
Former McMinn County Assessor of Property Jerry Anderson has
released his first public statement since being arrested on Oct. 15.
Anderson submitted his letter of resignation from his job last Thursday
Athens Attorney Chuck Pope, who is representing Anderson, released a statement on Anderson's behalf Monday afternoon. It was published in the Daily Post Athenian.
The statement reads: "Mr. Anderson turned in his resignation
effective close of business on Thursday, Oct. 24. He did so believing
this action was best for his family and his community.
"He thanks his friends and supporters and humbly asks for their continued support and prayers."