TBI Investigation Leads to Indictment of Former Scott County Paramedic for Sexual Battery

An investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation results in the indictment of a former Scott County paramedic accused of sexual misconduct.

58 year-old William Ricky Russ, who was employed as a paramedic with the Scott County Ambulance Service in October of last year, sexually assaulted a woman while on duty. He has since been terminated.

The Scott County Grand Jury returned indictments charging Russ with two counts of Sexual Battery and two counts of False Imprisonment. He was booked into jail on a $5,000 bond.

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