MARYVILLE (WATE) – The Blount County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man wanted for committing several felonies.
Patrick Lee Riley was arrested at 11:00 a.m. Thursday in the parking lot of the Walmart in Alcoa. He was wanted for robbery, aggravated kidnapping and evading arrest
The sheriff’s office said Riley was armed with a pistol when he was taken into custody, but no one was injured. Deputies said they had been searching for Riley since January 24.
Investigators said Riley is a suspect in a robbery on Cusick Road. The robber stormed inside, robbed people and then drove off in a vehicle that may have been driven by Daisha Tarbett.
Daisha Pearl Tarbett, 23, is wanted for reckless endangerment and violation of probation. More charges are pending. She is 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighs 170 pounds, has blue eyes and blonde hair. She may have a four-month-old infant with her.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Tarbett is asked to contact the Blount Count Sheriff’s Office Investigations Unit at (865) 273-5001.