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Tennessee Highway Patrol Participates in Statewide “Safe on Seventy” Traffic Enforcement Campaign

 

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Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO), Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), and local law enforcement agencies across Tennessee in an effort to keep one of the state’s busiest roads safe. 

Enforcement efforts will focus on U.S. Hwy 70 statewide. This is a strict traffic enforcement campaign that will take place on July 31st and August 3rd. This intensified enforcement effort is referred to as “Safe on Seventy.”

U.S. Hwy. 70 runs West to East through 36 counties in Tennessee encompassing 538 miles. U.S. Hwy. 70 ends at the North Carolina state line.  Along the route, the roadway runs parallel to several U.S. and state highways, including those in all three of the state’s major cities (Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville).

Tennessee Highway Patrol teams up with Law enforcement to keep motorists safe on U.S. Highway 70.

Tennessee Highway Patrol teams up with Law enforcement to keep motorists safe on U.S. Highway 70.

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Clarksville Police release update on Suspicious Package on Killington Drive

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report that after the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s bomb squad arrived, a decision was made for THP to approach the package wearing protective gear.

It was discovered after opening the package that it was a kit for building a dresser and had mistakenly been shipped to the Killington Drive address.

The scene was cleared around 12:30am.

Clarksville Police and the Tennessee Highway Patrol open the suspicious package and everything is ok.

Clarksville Police and the Tennessee Highway Patrol open the suspicious package and everything is ok.

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Clarksville Police dispatched to Killington Drive for Suspicious Package

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report that Tuesday Night, July 10th, 2018 shortly after 8:00pm a man at 2272 Killington Drive found a large package from Amazon in his driveway, delivered by UPS.  The package had his name on it.  

When he picked the package up, he thought he heard ticking and strange noises.  He set the package down at the end of his driveway and call 911. 

Clarksville Police respond to a suspicious package at 2272 Killington Drive Tuesday night.

Clarksville Police respond to a suspicious package at 2272 Killington Drive Tuesday night.

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Clarksville Police Department releases DUI Checkpoint/Saturation Patrols results from June 29th

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On June 29th, 2019 between the hours of 8:00pm and 4:00am, the Tennessee Highway Patrol and Clarksville Police Department conducted a DUI Checkpoint/saturation patrol on Kraft Street.

Officers were looking for impaired drivers and took enforcement action on any other observed violation.

269 vehicles went through the checkpoint and 191 charges (72 of those were warnings) were issued.

Clarksville Police Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol conduct a DUI Checkpoint/Saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol conduct a DUI Checkpoint/Saturation patrol.

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation adds escapee Joseph Perkins to TBI Top 10 Most Wanted

 

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Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list: Joseph Ray Perkins, of Vance, Alabama.

Perkins is wanted by the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office, the Tennessee Highway Patrol, and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to face charges including Reckless Endangerment with a Deadly Weapon, Felony Escape, Evading Arrest with a Motor Vehicle, and Theft over $10,000.

Joseph Ray Perkins

Joseph Ray Perkins

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Clarksville Police arrest Elique Camacho for Aggravated Assault against Officers

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – A domestic assault suspect attempted to run over one Clarksville Police Officer and later fired gunshots at another officer during a high-speed pursuit late Sunday night, June 24th, 2018.

Officer Stephen Hurt investigated a reported domestic assault on the 1500 block of Armistead Drive at 10:19pm Sunday night, in which Elique Camacho allegedly drove to a relative’s home in a belligerent, intoxicated condition. Camacho reportedly yelled that he would fight anyone before striking a 12-year-old girl in the head with a closed fist.

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TBI reports Steven Joshua Wiggins in custody for homicide of Dickson County Sheriff’s Deputy

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working jointly with the Dickson County Sheriff’s Office, the Tennessee Highway Patrol, and multiple other local, state and federal agencies, has resulted in the arrest of a man who was the subject of a two-day manhunt in Dickson County.

At the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, on May 30th, TBI Special Agents, along with these partner agencies, responded to investigate the on-duty homicide of Dickson County Sergeant Daniel Baker.

Steven Joshua Wiggins was apprehended by a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper Friday morning.

Steven Joshua Wiggins was apprehended by a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper Friday morning.

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Clarksville Police release Hands Across the Border Checkpoint/Saturation Patrols results

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville TN – On May 18th, 2018 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 Tennessee/Kentucky State line.

Saturation patrol.

Saturation patrol.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol seeks information on Dickson County Fatal Hit and Run Crash involving Pedestrian

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is seeking the public’s assistance that may aid in the investigation of a fatal hit-and-run crash in Dickson County. In the early hours of April 14th, 2018, preliminary information indicates a silver or grey Honda Civic, model years 1996-1998 was traveling North on Highway 46 around 4:30am-5:00am when the vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian.

The vehicle has damage to the right front corner of the vehicle. It’s missing the right side of the front bumper and may have damage to its hood, fender, and headlight with possible damage to the windshield as well.

The car in this photo may resemble the vehicle, but it is possible the car was a two door.

The car in this photo may resemble the vehicle, but it is possible the car was a two door.

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Law Enforcement Agencies crack down on Distracted Driving in Clarksville

 

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Several law enforcement agencies including Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, and Clarksville Police Department kicked off the month with a Joint Distracted Driving Enforcement Operation in Clarksville on April 5th.

A van, manned with law enforcement, drove around the city looking for distracted drivers and other traffic violations.

A Clarksville Police Officer with someone pulled over for Distracted Driving. (Doug Burgess)

A Clarksville Police Officer with someone pulled over for Distracted Driving. (Doug Burgess)

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