Memphis, TN – On May 20th, Trooper Owen Grear of the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s (THP) Memphis District Interdiction Plus Unit (IPU) initiated a traffic stop that led to the discovery of approximately 116lbs of marijuana, and the arrest of an Arizona woman on felony drug charges.
Trooper Grear stopped a 2006, Dodge Caravan for a traffic violation on Interstate 40 at mile marker 26 in Shelby County. As Trooper Grear made contact with the vehicle and the driver Karla D. Munoz, 23, of Phoenix, AZ, he observed a five-year-old child in the far rear seat lying down and unrestrained.
Clarksville, TN – On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016, Vice Agents with the Clarksville Police Department’s Special Operations Unit conducted operations targeting prostitution through the escort section of the internet advertising site, Backpage.com.
Four persons were arrested in conjunction with the operation: Tylisha Bailey, Tracie Campos, Lovlie Jones, and Rachel Holder
These types of operations are ongoing. Agent David Bramel and Agent Vince Duke are the lead investigators.
Clarksville, TN – With the After Hours Establishments City Ordinance (Ordinance 41-2014-15) in place to regulate BYOB Clubs, the Clarksville Police Department’s Captain David Crockarell, personnel in District 1, and other City Representatives were able to provide evidence to the After Hours Establishments Board to revoke Druski’s Bar and Lounge’s business permit.
BYOB Clubs or After- hours establishments allow customers and patrons to bring beer, wine, or other alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption which are purchased or obtained off the premises.
Nashville, TN – A Middle Tennessee multi-agency drug operation led by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of five individuals on drug-related charges.
Special Agents with the TBI Drug Investigation Division, along with investigators from the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department’s Specialized Investigations Division, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Department, executed simultaneous search warrants early this morning at five different locations across Davidson County.
Tennessee Representative Curtis Johnson
Nashville, TN – The 2016 session of the 109th General Assembly reconvened on Capitol Hill this week to begin work on a number of important issues facing Tennessee. I was pleased to officially be named as Chairman of the House Finance, Ways and Means Subcommittee.
On Monday, the Brig. Gen. Wendell H. Gilbert Tennessee State Veterans Home was officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Governor Bill Haslam. This project was years in the making, and I am pleased that it is finally opened to serve our veterans.
Clarksville, TN – School Resource Officers (SRO) with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) have arrested a Clarksville woman after her son brought marijuana to school.
Liberty Elementary School administration confiscated a green plant from an 8-year-old student early Friday morning. The plant was turned over to SRO Chad Smith who confirmed it was marijuana.
New report shows teens’ distracted driving not necessarily the problem after all
Nashville, TN – A new report from The Allstate Foundation unveiled some new information about teen driving habits. The report shows that not only are many parents unaware that their teens are speeding, driving distracted or while under the influence, they may be learning these habits directly from their parents.
The findings were released in The Foundation’s new Driving Change Report. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – A proposal bringing medical marijuana to Tennessee was brought to the House of Representatives floor Tuesday for consideration.
This is the first time a medical marijuana proposal has made it to the floor for a vote. The proposal was in the form of an amendment by Representative Sherry Jones (D-Nashville) to HB0582. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – A Tennessee state trooper arrested internationally known hip-hop artist “Nelly” on felony drug charges in Putnam County on Saturday morning.
Nelly, whose real name is Cornell Haynes, was charged with felony possession of drugs, simple possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
At approximately 9:20am on Saturday, Trooper Michael Loftis stopped a Prevost motor coach bus on Interstate 40 near the 275 mile marker for failure to display a U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and International Fuel Tax Association (IFTA) sticker on the vehicle. The investigating trooper planned to conduct an inspection on the bus when he noticed an odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle.
Montgomery County, TN – A Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested two Sunday evening while investigating a suspicious vehicle, hearing gunshots and having several rounds come into close proximity of him.
K9 Deputy Jacob Kent responded to the unoccupied silver Jeep Patriot around 7:00pm on Perigo Road. Kent returned to his vehicle to run the registration on the vehicle when he heard gunshots.
“I heard bullets whizzing past me overhead, and I called for backup,” Kent wrote in a report.
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