Abnormal color found contaminating local creek
LINDEN, Tenn. (WSMV) - Authorities began investigating a mysteriously colored liquid in Marsh Creek after someone allegedly contaminated the water.
Perry County Sheriff Officials said around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, a resident sent authorities pictures of the Marsh Creek at the Buckfork Bridge. In the photo, the color red was very prominent in the water.
Authorities said around noon Sunday; two vehicles were seen parked at Fielder Springs on Marsh Creek Rd. Witnesses told police that the cars were described as a maroon-colored S10 Chevy pickup and a Green Chevy Tahoe with custom wheels. The vehicles were occupied by a man, a woman, a young child, and an infant. There was also a black chow dog.
PSCO updated the public on Facebook saying that the suspect had been located and the red substance was traced back to a candy factory, making the red substance candy flavoring.
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