UPDATE: Locations of Bradley County Courts displaced by fire

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (WDEF) – Sheriff Eric Watson has readily made available temporary housing for some of the courts affected by Saturday’s fire, in addition to offices for Judge Mike Sharp and Judge Lawrence Puckett.

Watson and his Judicial Services Division staff have met with Bradley County Clerk, Gayla Miller, to establish permanent locations for all displaced courts until repairs at the courthouse are completed.

The locations of the courts are listed below.

Bradley County Sheriff’s Office located at 2290 Blythe Avenue, Cleveland, TN, 37311

  • Chancery Court – Community Room
  • Circuit Court (Judge Lawrence Puckett) – North Training Room

Bradley County Misdemeanor Probation Office located at 2252 Blythe Avenue, S.E., Cleveland, TN, 37311

  • Circuit Court (Judge Mike Sharp) – Conference Room

Bradley County Juvenile Center located at 1620 Johnson Blvd, S.E., Cleveland, TN 37311

  • Bradley County Juvenile Court
  • Bradley County General Sessions Civil Court
  • Bradley County Order of Protection Court

Cleveland Municipal Building located at 190 Church St., N.E., Cleveland, TN 37311

  • Child Support Court – City Council Room

All criminal courts, which incorporate Bradley County General Sessions Criminal Court and Bradley County Criminal Court, will still convene at the Bradley County Judicial Complex.

BRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) — The fire Saturday morning at Bradley County’s Downtown Courthouse left the building with extensive smoke and fire damage, according to Bradley County officials.

Because of the damage, courts will convene at temporary locations on Monday, October 2nd.

The Sheriff’s Office says the Bradley County General Sessions Civil Court will be held at the Bradley County Juvenile Center located at 1620 Johnson Blvd. S.E., Cleveland, TN.

Also, the Bradley County Circuit Court will be held at Logan – Thompson Law Office located at 30 2nd Street N.W. Cleveland, TN.

The Sheriff’s office says that all criminal courts – the Bradley County General Sessions Criminal Court and the Bradley County Criminal Court – will still be held at Bradley County Judicial Complex located on Blythe Avenue.

These locations are for courts on Monday, October 2nd, 2017.

The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office says the permanent locations of courts during the repair of the courthouse will be announced on Monday afternoon.

**Photo from Bradley County Sheriff’s Office on Twitter.

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