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Interquest Detection Canines will go into the three schools during regular school hours searching for ammunition, alcohol and illegal and abused prescription drugs.
On Sunday October the 19th at approximately 9:35pm Franklin County Sheriff’s Office personnel responded to an armed robbery just outside the Winchester area. A report filed by Deputy Charles Keller stated that and unidentified individual entered Gary’s Lakeside Market and held a handgun at the clerk. The suspect then demanded the clerk remove all money from both registers and hand it over then locked the clerk in the office located at the rear of the store. The suspect then fled the premises on foot. The suspect was dressed in black gloves, black hood and black shoes with white trim. The suspect appeared to be male between 5”7- 5”9 and weighed between 170-200lbs. Any citizen having any information regarding this incident is asked to contact Inv. Todd Hindman at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 931-962-0123 ext. 2110 or Crime Stoppers at 931-962-INFO.
Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Bedford County man accused of possessing child pornography.
Acting on an investigative lead from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, TBI Special Agents began investigating Rodger Lee Mader on April 19th. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that on March 30th, Mader uploaded images consistent with child pornography to his Google E-mail account.
On October 20th, the Bedford County Grand Jury indicted Mader, charging the 33-year-old Shelbyville man with 47 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. He was arrested by deputies from the Bedford County Sheriff’s Department and booked into the Bedford County Jail, where at the time of this release, he was being held on $235,000 bond.
Yother said he hopes the sports car will attract young people so they can help them make the right choices.
The Nissan 300ZX will be used in the DARE program, parades and other community events.
Police officers will also take the car to various speaking engagements at schools, senior centers, community organizations and other requested groups. Yother says it’s all about sending out positive information.
Call 728-2099 to speak to someone about a visit from Manchester Police in the donated DARE car.
The highly structured ten-month program presents a wide range of opinions and perspectives through lectures, panel presentations, tours and group activities. A primary goal of these activities is to train persons for leadership and involvement in public affairs and to establish channels of communication among community leaders.
On Wednesday the group had a “Quality of Life” day. The future leaders visited several locations around the area including the Manchester Recreation Center, Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Drug Court/Anti-Drug Coalition, Manchester Art Center and in Tullahoma Hands on Science Center, South Jackson Civic Center and the Tullahoma Chamber of Commerce.
Tullahoma Police Investigator Rana Pawlowski has charged 47 year-old Georgia resident, Harold L. Wiley, with the September 28, 2014, burglary of Galaxy Skate, located on Ledford Mill Rd. in Tullahoma, in which several arcade machines were broken into and damaged. Wiley was identified by both Coffee County Sheriff’s Department and Manchester Police personnel after Investigator Pawlowski forwarded surveillance video footage of the suspect from another local business to the departments. Personnel were able to identify Wiley due to his having been released from the Coffee County Jail, where he had been serving time and his involvement in the burglary of the Portillo Mexican Restaurant in Manchester, TN, in 2012.
Pawlowski continued to gather evidence relating to the case and on Monday, October 20, 2014, arrested Wiley and charged him with the Burglary. Wiley is currently being held in the Coffee County Jail under a $50,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Coffee County General Sessions Court on November 3, 2014.
Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves told WMSR News that this a 100% SCAM. Neither the local police departments nor the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department would attempt to collect money for this, nor would they request any payment in lieu of going to jail.
Contact the sheriff’s department at 728-3591 if anyone calls you and attempts to collect money in this manner. Do not give these people any money or personal information.
U.S. oil production has soared to its highest level since 1985, placing downward pressure on oil and gasoline prices. Crude settled at $82.75 on Friday, after dropping below $80 a barrel for the first time in two years on Thursday. The savings at the pump, created by the US “Shale Boom”, comes as a relief to consumers as the holiday shopping season approaches.
“Motorists are paying $5 to $15 less to fill their tanks than they were around July 4th,” said Josh Carrasco, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “This is extra money that consumers can use for the holidays, either to put presents under the tree, or dinner on the table.”
Gas prices slid 10 cents nationally to $3.11 a gallon compared to last week, the lowest average since February 2011. Motorists in Tennesseans are seeing gas prices at their lowest point since December 2010. The average price at the pump in Tennessee is $2.89, down 11 cents from last week.
In Coffee County gas prices are as low as $2.78 per gallon in Manchester and $2.75 in Tullahoma. Memphis has the lowest price in Tennessee at $2.55 per gallon at several stations.
The Student Government Association, Phi Theta Kappa and the Office of Student and Campus Relations worked together to plan the event. Motlow students, faculty, staff, and the public participated in a ‘Unity Walk’ to show that those affected by cancer are not alone in the fight.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages. The National Breast Cancer Foundation encourages people to be tested.