UPDATE: Booher arrested through Crimes against Children Network and DA’s office
We’ve learned that Kent Booher was arrested near Kingston on Friday by Roane County Sheriff’s Deputies. He was charged with 5 counts of failure to report as a Sex Offender and 3 counts of solicitation of a person under the age of 18. We’ve now learned that Booher was in contact with a 16-year-old girl, however it was actually an undercover agent with the Crimes against Children network out of Roane County.
Booher was released on bond totaling $22,000. His court date is set for May 14th.
Linda Flanagan was charged with attempted murder when she shot several rounds from a .357 Magnum into Booher’s car on Thursday. Inside the car was Flanagan’s 27-year-old daughter, Sarah Phillips. Neither Booher or Phillips were struck by the rounds that Flanagan allegedly shot. Flanagan was released from the Roane County Jail on a bond totaling $65,000. Her court date is April 30th.