Hepatitis C Alert From The Tennessee Department of Health

The Tennessee Department of Health is issuing a public health advisory urging residents to increase their awareness about Hepatitis C, a life-threatening disease spread by direct contact with blood from an infected person. The rate of acute Hepatitis C cases in Tennessee has more than tripled in the last seven years, and the steadily increasing …

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Police Officer Injured In An Altercation With a Domestic Violence and Resisting Arrest Suspect

James Richard Gault, 56, of Manchester was arrested Sunday on charges of domestic violence and resisting arrest. When officers attempted to arrest Gault he became combative with them, injuring a Manchester officer. The officer was transported to the hospital. According to warrants obtained by Deputy Cody Lendley, officers responded to a disturbance at the Motel …

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Manchester Man Enters No Contest Plea To Tax Evasion

The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to last week’s no contest plea of John Constantine to seven counts of sales tax evasion. Constantine, 47, is the managing member of a Manchester business. Coffee County Circuit Court Judge Walter Kurtz accepted Constantine’s plea and sentenced him to …

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Motorcycle Crash Injures Two

Two people were injured after a motorcycle accident Saturday night on River Bluff, Dr. just outside Manchester. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 52 year-old Timothy A. Kanehl of Manchester, TN was the operator of the 2001 Harley Davidson when the wreck occurred. 45 year-old Suzanne Lamon from Lavergne, TN was a passenger. Both Kanehl …

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Man Hurt In Hit and Run In His Own Driveway

A man was airlifted Thursday morning when he was run over in his driveway by hit-and-run driver. 36 year old Christopher Higgins was taken by helicopter to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga for injuries he suffered when the car ran over his legs and chest area. According to Sheriff’s Department, the incident happened around 9 …

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Scam Alert From TUB

It has come to the attention of the Tullahoma Utilities Board (TUB) that several utility customers in Tullahoma have received scam calls lately. The caller is spoofing TUB’s phone number, is claiming to work for TUB, and is telling customers’ utilities will be cut off if a payment is not received immediately. The caller is …

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12 Year-Old Injured In Accidental Shooting

A 12-year-old boy was injured after what appears to be an accidental shooting. Tullahoma officials say the incident involved a hunting rifle and took place Friday afternoon around 5:30 p.m. Officials said the victim was taken to Harton Regional Medical center by his parents before being taken by LifeFlight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in …

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Manchester Man Facing 16 Charges

Last Thursday, (July 23rd, 2015) a male subject allegedly entered three vehicles at 138 Dakota Place in Coffee County, the vehicles had been ransacked and no property was missing. This was observed via video camera and by statements from family where the subject apparently admitted to breaking into vehicles. Then at 18 Dawson Court the …

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Traffic Light Violation Turns Into High Speed Pursuit

On Thursday afternoon a man allegedly ran a red light at Highway 41 and Viola Road in Hillsboro at a high rate of speed. A Coffee County deputy tried to stop subject, but he continued on Highway 41 going South at speeds of over 100mph. As the pursuit continued, the man was apparently passing vehicles …

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Tullahoma Man Arrested After Domestic Situation

In Tullahoma on Saturday, officers responded to 205 Windbriar Drive concerning a domestic situation. According to an arrest warrant, the victim told police that she and a male subject had argued and that it became physical when a male subject allegedly began beating her and holding her against her will. The warrant states that the …

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