Man Wanted by Coffee County Authorities

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help. Authorities are searching for Jeremiah James Vandagriff age 33. His last known address was West Toliver Lake Road in Manchester. Vandagriff is 6’3” 220lbs with brown hair and hazel eyes. The man is wanted on a warrant for burglary in Coffee County. Vandagriff could …

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Tullahoma woman accused of Stealing Prescription Medication

Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit have obtained an indictment for a Tullahoma woman accused of stealing prescription medication from a patient in her care. After receiving information from the Tennessee Department of Human Services Adult Protective Services Unit, Agents began investigating LaShawnda Ann Taylor of Tullahoma on April …

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County to be reimbursed for Jail Building Problem

Coffee County is about to become $218,000 richer. The county will get reimbursed for expenses related to a problem with the smoke evacuation system of the new county jail. The construction of the jail building began in December 2012. The problem with the smoke evacuation system was identified by the State Fire Marshal’s Office after …

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Emergency Crews respond to House Fire in Wartrace

Coffee County Deputy Joey Ricco responded to a call around 4am Tuesday at 1344 French Brantley Road in Wartrace due to a structure fire. Once he arrived on scene, Ricco noticed that the whole house was engulfed in flames along with the yard and the swimming pool. He then was able to make contact with …

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New Apartment Complex closer to Reality

A new apartment complex in Manchester is one step closer to reality after Manchester Board of Mayor and Aldermen recently voted 4-1 on a third and final vote to rezone the property at the end of Truckers Lane to accommodate apartments, with Alderman Chris Elam the only no vote. Rent for a two-bedroom apartment in …

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New Jail to be Certified in Grundy County

Almost two years ago the new Coffee County Jail opened and then became state certified and now another jail in a nearby county jail is about to be certified for the first time in 26 years. The old jail on the mountain in Grundy County was 43 years old and had aged over time and …

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Former Sheriff Pleads Guilty

Former Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold entered a guilty plea to the wire fraud, honest services fraud and extortion charges against him Wednesday morning. The charges stem from the sale of e-cigarettes inside the Rutherford County jail. Arnold listed the company as a source of income. Each count carries a sentence of five to 20 …

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1/18/17–Coffee County Elementary Schools Release Second Quarter Honor Roll

East Coffee: *Gold* Patrick Jacobs Sarah Weaver Kanyen Alvarez Autumn Gokey Tia Buchanan Ethan Stephens Melena Gibbons Derek Green Zyler Spinner Allie Floyd Jaheim Weeden Linley Freeze Skylar Morris Ellis Pichulo Conor Waring Kieran Welch *Silver* Holden Clark Baylee Holt Blake Lemons Sarai Munoz Lily Norman Makenna Rowe Seth Beaty Allison Escamilla Isabella Johns Mario …

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Missing Man Last Seen in Manchester

A man with a Decherd, TN address has not been seen in nearly two months. He was last seen in Manchester. Justin Zeigler worked the Dollar Tree in Manchester and picked up his paycheck from the store on Nov. 20. His Mother says the last time she heard from him was on Nov 19, 2016. …

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Two Men Wanted by Coffee County Authorities

Coffee County Sheriff’s Department is conducting an ongoing burglary investigation that occurred recently in Hillsboro. Some arrests have made, but 2 other subjects are being sought. The two men were last seen in Marion County, TN at a Motel 6. If you have any information about these two men or you can identify them please …

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