Topic: Tennessee Highway Patrol
Clarksville, TN – Investigators with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) have recovered over $1500 worth of stolen property taken from multiple vehicles.
Seventeen vehicles were burglarized sometime between Sunday evening and early Monday morning in the Farmington Subdivision.
Stolen items included iPads, cell phones, gift cards, cash, credit cards, keys, personal products, household items, clothing, jewelry, wallets, coins, and ID’s.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office aids Tennessee Highway Patrol in capturing Two Armed Men in Stolen Vehicle
Tennessee Highway Patrol Aviation guides trooper to location of fleeing armed thieves.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Aviation spots fleeing suspects who previously fled law enforcement, then guides state trooper to their location where two men were arrested for possession of a stolen Jeep, several firearms and electronics.
The THP Emergency Dispatch Center received a call from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office stating that they had previously been in pursuit of a black Jeep containing stolen weapons that were possibly loaded. The last known location of the Jeep was near I-24 east, exit 11. Immediately, dispatch operators alerted THP ground and air troopers.
Tennessee Highway Patrol’s Identity Crimes Unit Encourages You to Defend Yourself Against Identity Theft
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol’s (THP) Identity Crimes Unit (ICU) wants to help Tennesseans protect themselves from falling victim to identity theft. Cyber Monday has officially kicked off the online shopping season, so online shoppers are reminded to take precaution when entering your personal information.
The ICU has compiled several tips that can help keep online shoppers, and their electronic devices protected from identity thieves.
For additional information on identity crimes please visit our website at http://tn.gov/safety/article/icu
No Lane Closure Activity for Busy Holiday Travel Period
Nashville, TN – Thanksgiving travelers will not be delayed by construction on Tennessee roads during this busy travel holiday. TDOT will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state.
All construction related lane closures will be stopped beginning at noon on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 through 6:00am Monday, November 28th, 2016.
Halloween Enforcement and Safety Tips from Tennessee Highway Patrol and Tennessee Highway Safety Office
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) and Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) are partnering together for a safe Halloween. The THP will plan for increased visibility and enforcement efforts on Halloween to ensure a safe and happy holiday for all Tennesseans.
There were four people killed on Halloween night per the Tennessee’s Integrated Traffic Analysis Network (TITAN) during the 2013-2015 time periods. Two of the four fatal crashes involved drunk drivers.
“There is typically a dramatic increase in pedestrian traffic on Halloween. It is important for us to remind motorists to slow down and watch for children on all roadways. This is a time of good family fun. However, children, parents and motorists must remember that safety comes first,” Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner David Purkey said.
Clarksville, TN – Nearly two dozen law enforcement officers from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Houston County Sheriff’s Office, Clarksville Police Department, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol worked throughout the night to apprehend Zaccariah Bradford Pride.
Pride was located by law enforcement hiding under a tree near the intersection of Highway 49 and Cedar Valley Road in Houston County shortly after 2:00am early Saturday morning.
Motorists should expect delays and consider alternate routes
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be escorting a superload through Tennessee on I-24 eastbound on Thursday night.
The load will consume more than two lanes of traffic, which could create significant congestion. Drivers should expect delays and consider alternate routes.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol cautions motorists to watch out for deer on or near the roadways this fall season. An increase in deer-related crashes is likely during the months of October through December due to deer mating and hunting season.
“A crash with a deer can be a very serious and dangerous incident,” THP Colonel Tracy Trott said. “Deer pose a danger to motorists throughout the year, especially in the fall. Our stats show November is typically the worst month for deer-related crashes. It is important motorist exercise caution, slow down and remain alert in areas where deer are populated.”
Tennessee Highway Patrol and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to conduct Sobriety Checkpoint August 19th, 2016
Montgomery County, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a sobriety roadside safety checkpoint on Friday, August 19th, 2016 on Highway 48 south of Hawkins Road in Montgomery County.
Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills more than 16,000 people and injures 305,000 others, every year, in the United States. Troopers, deputies, and officers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol impairment. Troopers, deputies, and officers will target those who operate a vehicle while impaired and take corrective actions for other violations observed, while ensuring the protection of all motorists.
Clarksville, TN – First Responders from a dozen local agencies were recognized for their service to the community at Yellow Creek Baptist Church on Sunday.
Pastor Phillip Chambers started First Responder Appreciation Day with a special service dedicated to law enforcement, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel. After the service church members served lunch to first responders and their families.
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