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Former MCSO deputy wanted for rape, incest captured in Knoxville

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Jerome Heard/MCSO

Jerome Heard/MCSO

(From release) A former Madison County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested in Knoxville, Tenn., on Wednesday on a fugitive from justice charge, the agency said Friday morning.

Jerome Heard, 42, also faces charges including 2 counts of first-degree rape with a bond of $60,000 each, 2 counts of second-degree rape with a bond of $30,000 each, 2 counts of sodomy with a bond of $60,000 each, and 1 count of incest with a bond of $15,000.

The new warrants were issued based upon a recent complaint.

Heard was previously a resident of Madison County who had been employed with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office since 2009. He resigned on January of 2016 and had relocated out-of-state. He was also a former Huntsville Police Officer, having with them from 2003 to 2007.

Extradition procedures to return Heard to Madison County are underway.

The Sheriff’s office is asking anyone who may have additional information about Heard to contact their Criminal Investigation Division at 256-533-8820.

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