Good News–Gas Prices are Falling

Tennessee gas prices are falling after oil prices suffered big losses last week. The state average declined for the 13th consecutive day on Sunday, for a total discount of 3 cents since May 29. The average price for a gallon of gasoline in Tennessee was $2.08 on Monday, according to AAA, the auto club group …

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Man Selling Stolen Utility Trailers being Searched for by Bedford County Authorities

The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office has recently become aware of an individual named Patrick Scott, who has been selling utility trailers that he allegedly obtained fraudulently. The trailers were taken from surrounding counties and then sold in Bedford County. Utility trailers were allegedly stolen in Franklin, Wilson, Maury, Williamson and Lincoln counties. Call the Bedford …

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Medicaid Reductions Could Cut Deep in Rural Tennessee

Medicaid is sustaining Tennessee’s rural towns in terms of children’s health and the economy, according to a report from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. Researchers found across the nation, a higher percentage of children in rural areas count on Medicaid compared to urban areas. Kinika Young, director of children’s health for the …

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Tennessee Judges can Enhance Sentences for Defendants in the country Illegally at the time of their Crime

Tennessee judges will have the authority to enhance sentences for defendants in the country illegally at the time of their crimes, under a bill the governor has signed into law. According to the General Assembly’s website, Gov. Bill Haslam signed the bill on Friday. He had previously declined to say whether he had any concerns …

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Two out-of-state men Arrested on Drug Charges

On Friday, (June 9th June, 2017) Coffee County deputies were at Bonnaroo when they saw a female in plain view smoking marijuana at a campsite. After talking with the female and others at the campsite, deputies cleared a vehicle. The arrest warrant indicates that deputies said that in plain view were several bags of marijuana, …

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Fugitive from Justice Arrested on I-24

On Friday, (June 9th, 2017) Tennessee Highway Patrolman James Raines stopped a vehicle for a registration violation on I-24 near Manchester. A check of Robert Carl Cason’s license revealed that a warrant existed on the subject in Florida and that he could be considered armed and dangerous. Cason age 33 of Titusville, FL was asked …

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$6,000 taken off the streets by Manchester Police

On Thursday, (June 8th 2017) Manchester Police Investigator Bryan Eldridge states in an arrest warrant that Holden Justiss Chandler age 22 from Cedar, MI was allegedly selling 10 hits of acid to an undercover source while at the Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester. Investigators recovered what is believed to be approximately 34 grams of mushrooms, 33 …

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Bonnaroo Staff and Deputies Stop Man with Drugs from entering Festival

On Saturday, (June 10, 2017) Michael Lauren Clark age 36 of The Villages, FL was allegedly attempting to bring 125 grams of what is believed to be powdered cocaine, .6 grams of MDMA (molly) pre- packaged in forty-nine baggies concealed in a false bottom water bottle. This all was allegedly in the man’s back-pack has …

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TBI Releases Annual Studies On School Crime, Domestic Violence

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two studies last week, detailing the volume and nature of crime on school campuses and crimes identified as being domestic violence in nature. The annual studies compile crime data submitted to TBI by the state’s law enforcement agencies through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among the findings …

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Man says he was doing God’s Work by Allegedly Selling Fake Drugs at Bonnaroo

On Wednesday night, (June 7th, 2017) David E Brady, age 45, of Albany, New York, was in Bonnaroo Pod 2 inside Coffee County, Tennessee. Coffee County deputies allegedly saw Brady with items that appeared to be narcotics sitting under a tent. When deputies approached the man, he apparently tossed the items behind him. When Brady …

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