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Clarksville Police says New School Year means it’s Time to Prepare for School Traffic

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department reminds everyone that a new school year is about to begin, so it is time to put our thinking caps back on and pay attention to school zones, added pedestrian traffic, and those big yellow buses transporting the children.

Law enforcement will be out in full force to ensure motorists are following the rules of the road in school zones and along the bus route paths.

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Tennessee Joins Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina for “Operation Southern Shield”

 

Clarksville Police Department will be taking part in “Operation Southern Shield”

Governor’s Highway Safety OfficeNashville, TN – Today, July 17th, 2017, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) was joined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, and law enforcement partners for a press event to launch “Operation Southern Shield,” a regional mobilization to crack down on speeding from July 17th to July 23rd, 2017.

The Clarksville Police Department will be joining in this effort and providing increased presence on US-41A (Madison Street, 41-A bypass, Providence Boulevard, Fort Campbell Boulevard, and Riverside Drive.

“Operation Southern Shield” to Increase Speed Enforcement Across the Southeast.

“Operation Southern Shield” to Increase Speed Enforcement Across the Southeast.

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Clarksville Police arrest DUI Driver with Nine Year Old in the Car

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On July 5th, 2017 around 2:24am, the 911 center received a call about a possible road rage situation in which a driver was speeding and almost hit another vehicle in the area of I-24 and Rossview Road.

Clarksville Police Officer Trevor Knight located the suspect vehicle on the parking lot of a business at 600 Rossview Road. After contact with the driver, he noticed the driver had slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, and the smell of an alcoholic beverage.

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Clarksville Police report Tyler Pettie charged with Vehicular Homicide

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Thursday, June 8th, 2017, around 2:30pm, Tyler Pettie, 25, of Clarksville was taken into custody by Clarksville Police and booked into the Montgomery County Jail after being indicted by the Montgomery County Grand Jury for Vehicular Homicide, Driving Under the Influence, and Speeding.

The charges stemmed from a crash which occurred on March 17th, 2017 around 5:16pm.

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Clarksville Police release Hands Across the Border DUI Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol stats

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On May 19th, 2017 between the hours of 8:00pm and 4:00am, the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Kentucky State Police, Christian County Sheriff’s Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Hopkinsville Police Department, Clarksville Police Department, and several other law enforcement agencies conducted a DUI Checkpoint/saturation patrol on US41-A near the State line.

Troopers, Deputies, and Officers were looking for impaired drivers and took enforcement action on any observed violation. During this time, there were 427 vehicles through the checkpoint.

Hands Across the Border DUI Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol was held May 19th, 2017.

Hands Across the Border DUI Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol was held May 19th, 2017.

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Clarksville Police releases DUI Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol results from May 5th and 6th

 

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Clarksville, TN – On Friday, May 5th, 2017, 11:00pm thru Saturday, May 6th, 2017, 4:00am, the Clarksville Police Department and Tennessee Highway Patrol conducted a DUI Checkpoint and saturation patrol to find and remove impaired drivers from the streets of Clarksville.

During this time, there were 360 vehicles through the checkpoint and 179 charges.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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Clarksville Police releases DUI Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol results from April 7th and 8th

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On Friday, April 7th through Saturday, April 8th, 2017 between the hours of 8:00pm and 4:00am, the Clarksville Police Department and Tennessee Highway Patrol conducted a DUI Checkpoint and saturation patrol to find and remove impaired drivers from the streets of Clarksville.

During this time, there were 97 vehicles stopped and 149 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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Clarksville Police on traffic stop arrest Man on Sex Offender Registry with Juveniles in the Car

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Saturday, April 8th, 2017, around 3:39pm, K-9 Officer Josh Swaffer stopped a car for squealing tires and speeding in the area of Oak and E Street.

The car was being driven by a 15 year old male juvenile without a permit or driver’s license. There was an adult passenger in the front seat of the vehicle who had allowed the juvenile to drive the vehicle; there were also other male juvenile passengers, 15 and 16 years old, in the vehicle.

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AAA says Young Millennials Top List of Worst Behaved Drivers

 

AAA Foundation for Traffic SafetyKnoxville, TN – A new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that 88 percent of young millennials engaged in at least one risky behavior behind the wheel in the past 30 days, earning the top spot of worst behaved U.S. drivers.

These dangerous behaviors ― which increase crash risk ― included texting while driving, red-light running and speeding.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputies Assaulted

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's OfficeMontgomery County, TN – On the morning of January 24th, 2017, Sergeant James Derico observed a vehicle on Rossview Road traveling twenty miles per hour over the speed limit. Derico initiated a traffic stop in the 2900 block of International Boulevard.

Sgt. Derico learned that the driver, Michael Anthony Olds, 25, had felony warrants on file for aggravated burglary and possession of a firearm during a felony. Those charges stemmed from a home invasion in Clarksville last year.

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