Fugitives arrested at Big South Fork National Park after two-day search

ONEIDA, Tenn. — Two people were arrested at the Big South Fork National River park on Saturday after law enforcement spent two days looking for them, according to a release from officials.

Police with the National Park Service, the Oneida Police Department and the Scott County Sheriff’s Office found them at around 11 a.m. on Saturday near Highway 297 and the east entrance of the park. Charges are pending, according to a release from officials.

Visitors were asked to avoid the Leatherwood Ford and East Rim areas of the Park Saturday afternoon as the search continued.

Information about the charges or why officials were looking for the suspects was not immediately available. This story will be updated as more information is available.