Study shows crime decreasing for third year in a row
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today released its annual study dedicated to crime in Tennessee’s schools.
Produced by TBI’s Crime Statistics Unit, the study spans a three-year period between 2010 and 2012 and is based on crime data submitted by Tennessee law enforcement agencies to the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – In an effort to bring more attention to drivers that drink and drive, the Clarksville Police Department is consolidating and publishing the circumstances which lead to the DUI arrest. They are arrests, not convictions.
Police made 14 DUI arrests from February 25th thru March 4th, 2013. The blood alcohol content levels ranged from .121-.201. Two of the DUIs were repeat offenders who had been previously charged. Five of those charged involved accidents.
Clarksville, TN – In an effort to bring more attention to drivers that drink and drive, the Clarksville Police Department is consolidating and publishing the circumstances which lead to the DUI arrest. They are arrests, not convictions. Clarksville Police had 751 DUI arrests for 2012.
Police made 10 DUI arrests from February 19th thru February 25th, 2013.
American Stroke Association Reports Smoking marijuana associated with higher stroke risk in young adults
Honolulu, HI – Marijuana, the most widely used illicit drug, may double stroke risk in young adults, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2013.
In a New Zealand study, ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients were 2.3 times more likely to have cannabis, also known as marijuana, detected in urine tests as other age and sex matched patients, researchers said. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are still sorting through different accounts of the sequence of events which occurred at 135 Westfield Court, apartment 106, on January 31st, 2013, around 10:30pm.
Officers responded to several reports of shots fired at 135 Westfield Court. When officers arrived they found a chaotic scene with multiple victims/witnesses in and outside of apartment 106. Officers found one man inside of apartment 106 with a gunshot wound to the leg.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)’s 2012 Monitoring the Future survey shows rates stable or down for most drugs
Washington, D.C. – Continued high use of marijuana by the nation’s eighth, 10th and 12th graders combined with a drop in perceptions of its potential harms in this year’s Monitoring the Future survey, an annual survey of eighth, 10th, and 12th-graders conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan.
The survey was carried out in classrooms around the country earlier this year, under a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On November 22nd, 2012, around 3:00am, Clarksville Police Officer Sven Szczerbiak spotted a Saturn Ion at the intersection of Madison Street and Richview Road which was stopped at a green light and not moving.
When he checked on the driver of the vehicle, Logan Blakeley, was found passed out and the engine was running. Once Blakeley was awake, the officer could smell alcohol, found Blakeley slow to react to instructions, and was unsteady on his feet.
Clarksville Police arrests Man for shooting into Passenger Side of Vehicle, then is linked to an Earlier Shooting in August
Clarksville, TN – On September 29th, around 12:30pm, Officers were called to the 2200 Block of a Madison Street business in reference to a shooting in progress call. When officers arrived, they found a man in the business parking lot, standing outside of his pickup, covered in blood.
Officer Craig Chatigny observed the man had small cuts on his arms and that the passenger side of the window had been shot out. The victim knew the man who shot at him and identified him as Joseph Coker who lived on Wilson Road.
Clarksville, TN – The man shot September 6th, 2012 in front of the daycare on Chapel Street has been charged after losing his job and trying to supplement his income.
Clarksville Police received a complaint of drugs at 18A Summit Heights. They went to the address and were given permission to enter the residence. Upon entry, they found a felony amount of drugs–3.6 grams of cocaine and 72 grams of marijuana.
Clarksville, TN – On August 15th, 2012 around 7:00pm, Clarksville Police Department’s Special Operations Unit and Tactical Team served a search warrant at 3020 Nicole Road.
They found four marijuana plants growing outside and crack and drug paraphernalia inside of the house. The street value of the plants is over $3,000.
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