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Four accept Plea Agreement in Clarksville Cocaine Operation case

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department reports that on October 6th, 2016, Tyrone Hoosier, Christopher Hoosier, Jamesthon Griffin and Nimmond Lee accepted a plea agreement to the charge of Conspiracy to Distribute over 300 grams of cocaine within Montgomery County.

As part of the agreement, each will serve 15 years in the Tennessee Department of Corrections.

(L to R) Christopher Hoosier, Tyrone Hoosier, (not pictured) Jamesthon Griffin and Nimmond Lee accept plea agreement in Clarksville Cocaine Operation case.

(L to R) Christopher Hoosier, Tyrone Hoosier, (not pictured) Jamesthon Griffin and Nimmond Lee accept plea agreement in Clarksville Cocaine Operation case.

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Goodwill Career Solutions to hold Multi-Employer Job Fair at Clarksville-Montgomery Public Library September 7th

 

Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc.Clarksville, TN – On Wednesday, September 7th, there will be a multi-employer job fair held at the Clarksville-Montgomery Public Library from 10:00am until 2:00pm.

The Library is partnering with Goodwill Career Solutions for a multi-employer job fair. There will be over 20 employers with 700+ openings. Bring your resume, photo ID and Social Security Card or birth certificate. Please dress for success and be ready to interview.

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Escaped Inmate Quinton Stewart after being placed on TBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted List

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – An inmate of the Tennessee Department of Correction, who walked from a work detail, has been captured, several hours after being placed on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list.

Quinton Stewart (DOB 5-1-82) was wanted by the Tennessee Department of Correction and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for an escape from a work detail originating from Riverbend Maximum Security Prison in Davidson County on Thursday.

Quinton Stewart back in custody after walking off work detail Thursday.

Quinton Stewart back in custody after walking off work detail Thursday.

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Tennessee Department of Corrections Minimum Security Inmate Walks Off

 

Tennessee Department of CorrectionsNashville, TN – This afternoon a minimum custody inmate under indirect supervision walked away from his assigned community service crew at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Nashville.

The inmate, Quinton Stewart #308683, was being housed at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution and was serving 25 years for Second Degree Murder from Rutherford County. He was set to expire his sentence in October 2019.

Quinton Stewart escaped this afternoon while doing community service at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Nashville.

Quinton Stewart escaped this afternoon while doing community service at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Nashville.

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2016 Legislative Session of the 109th Tennessee General Assembly report

 

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – The 109th Tennessee General Assembly adjourned on April 22nd, 2016 to become a part of Tennessee history with passage of major legislation to reduce crime, cut tax burdens, spur job growth, accelerate the state’s success in K-12 education, boost the number of college graduates, curb drug abuse and curtail drunk driving.

State lawmakers also passed significant legislation to ease traffic congestion, reduce child abuse, aid farmers, increase access to healthcare and medication, increase voter participation and provide a safer environment for the elderly.

Following, please find a copy of some of the highlights of this year’s legislative action.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office arrests Sex Offender at Vanessas Little Ones Childcare

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) have captured a fugitive sex offender who has been on the run for 18 months.

Christopher Dlubac, 38, was wanted by the Tennessee Department of Corrections and the Clarksville Police Department for sex offender violation, probation violation, and theft of property.

Christopher Dlubac arrested for three violations of the sex offender registry. Failure to report current address, residing with minor children, and being present at a day care. He has also been charged with simple possession and unlawful drug paraphernalia. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Lawmakers say Prison Disturbance Worse than Reported

 

Tennessee House DemocratsNashville, TN – Tennessee Democratic lawmakers say fights at the Morgan County Correctional Facility Tuesday morning were apparently much worse than reported by the Department of Corrections.

Two officers were seriously injured in what they described as several fights that broke out at the facility. One officer sustained a broken orbital socket, broken nose, cracked thumb and 12 stitches in his lip. He has been identified as Sgt. David “Woody” Garrett.

Sgt. David “Woody” Garrett was injured during the fights at Morgan County Correctional Facility Tuesday morning

Sgt. David “Woody” Garrett was injured during the fights at Morgan County Correctional Facility Tuesday morning

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Tennessee Representatives John Mark Windle and Mike Stewart ask Department of Corrections for Answers

 

Tennessee House DemocratsNashville, TN – Tennessee State Representatives John Mark Windle (D-Livingston) and Mike Stewart (D-Nashville) say a Corrections Department presentation made last week to lawmakers raises questions about what Correctional Officers say are often crippling consequences of staff shortages.

The presentation showed that assaults are down in prisons across Tennessee, but the officers refute this, saying non-injury officer assaults are actually being re-classified as “staff/inmate provocations” to make the Department’s numbers look better. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police report Phyllis Taylor sentenced to Five Years for Vehicular Homicide

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On September 22nd, 2014, Clarksville Police Officer Melissa Spielhagen responded to a crash on Tiny Town Road. A bicyclist, Vince A. Freeman was struck by an unknown vehicle and died from his injuries. The unknown vehicle left the scene of the collision.

Phyllis L. Taylor, 53 from Clarksville, was charged and arrested on September 24th, 2014 with killing bicyclist Vince A. Freeman, 22-year-old from Clarksville.

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American Heart Association’s 12th annual National Wear Red Day is Friday, February 6th

 

Biggest-ever National Wear Red Day features buildings, people, places going red for women’s heart health; many local activities coming

Go Red for Women - American Heart AssociationNashville, TN – The Middle Tennessee skyline will take on a special heartwarming red glow next Friday.

Twenty-two local buildings will be lighting up red as part of the 12th annual National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 6th, as part of the biggest Go Red celebration ever in Middle Tennessee. This icon day of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement is the day when everyone Goes Red across the nation to support women’s fight against heart disease, their No. 1 killer.

American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day

American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day

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