Topic: Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department
Clarksville, TN – On February 3rd, 2012, a little after midnight, Clarksville Police Officer David Sohn was in the area of O’ Charley’s on Riverside Drive and clocked a silver Dodge pickup, using radar, traveling 86 miles per hour on Riverside Drive.
Due to the high rate of speed of the pickup, Officer Sohn radioed to see if any other vehicles in the area could get behind the vehicle and attempt a traffic stop.
Clarksville, TN - Sheriff John Fuson knows he is following in the footsteps of a very successful and popular public figure in the late Norman Lewis. Norman Lewis commanded a very loyal and dedicated department of law enforcement professionals. His reputation is something John Fuson knows all too well.
“Sheriff Lewis was a great man,” said Fuson. “He did things the way he thought was best for this department. He was good to me, and fair, and I learned a lot from him. He had a way of doing things that was his style, and people may not have always agreed with it, but he knew what he was doing. He once asked me what my goals were and I told him, “to be sitting where you sit.””
Clarksville TN – When Sheriff Norman Lewis died last year, Montgomery County lost a very powerful and popular public figure. Norman Lewis left a legacy that would be hard to follow. The Sheriff of Montgomery County has had a history of being a tough, “no nonsense” lawman, who was a powerful, influential, commanding, and politically connected figure.
Remember Joel Plummer?
Well, meet Sheriff John Fuson.
Montgomery County, TN –presents a SPECIAL REPORT on the new Sheriff of Montgomery County, John Fuson. Join us beginning Monday morning, January 14th to learn more about the man chosen to succeed Norman Lewis.
Hank Bonecutter interviews Sheriff Fuson, and the people who know him best. Who is he and what are his plans for leading the department into the future?
Clarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department is mentoring area youth who want to pursue a career in law enforcement. Law Enforcement Exploring is Learning for Life’s career education program for young men and women 14 to 20 years old with an interest in a career in law enforcement.
This work-site based program, that is fully funded by donations, helps youth prepare for their future profession by experiencing fun-filled, hands-on activities. Learning for Life, which is a division of the Boy Scouts of America, focuses on the following five areas of emphasis: Career Opportunities, Leadership Experience, Character Education, Citizenship, and Life Skills.
During the investigation of a DCS referral, Police found a man in possession of child pornography
Clarksville, TN – In August 2012, Police received a Tennessee Department of Children Services (DCS) referral in reference to an allegation of Aggravated Sexual Battery on Minor Children involving Dexter Mason.
During Detective Tyler Barrett’s investigation, he conducted a search warrant on Mason’s 421 Bluff Drive residence and seized three computers from the residence. The computers were turned over to the United States Secret Service to be forensically examined for child pornography.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Awards $375,000 in Highway Safety Grants to Montgomery County Agencies
Haslam Awards $18.1 Million in Highway Safety Grants total to State Agencies
332 Agencies to Receive Funds to Improve Safety on Tennessee Roadways
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and(TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer today announced more than $18.1 million to support highway safety in Tennessee.
The funds support the mission of the Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) to save lives and reduce injuries on Tennessee roadways through leadership, innovation, coordination and program support in partnership with numerous public and private organizations.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville veterinarian Dr. Ron Whitford went on the attack in a broadcast interview today responding to an email “smear” campaign that alleges he is a “dangerous vet, and could kill your dog,” and says he will spend one million dollars of his own money to sue those responsible for the unfounded attack.
Whitford says he will sue for twenty million dollars, then after paying legal fees, will use the settlement to “Spay and neuter every animal in Montgomery County.” «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – In an exclusive interview with, Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers described former Montgomery County Animal Control Director, Karen Josephson, “A complete failure.”
“We tried to get her to comply with requirements necessary in her department to no avail. We offered technical support to get more computerized, we encouraged her to spend the money in her budget to make improvements for the facility and the staff, but we got nowhere,” Bowers claims. Mayor Bowers terminated Josephson on Monday, July 16th. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – A Breeden Transportation Inc. tanker truck carrying a load of liquified Anhydrous Ammonia was traveling south on Highway 48/13 yesterday around noon, When it attempted to make a right turn onto Highway 149 the vehicle rolled over onto its driver side and then slid down an embankment before coming to rest.
This resulted in Highway 149 being shutdown between noon yesterday, and 12:40am this morning, but Highway 13 was kept open except for times when recovery activities were underway. Once the truck was pulled back up on the road another tanker was brought in to offload the cargo before the vehicle was towed off by Clarksville Towing (1362 College Street).
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