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Tennessee Highway Patrol encourages Traffic Safety this Halloween

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – Seven people were killed in traffic crashes in Tennessee during last year’s Halloween period between Tuesday, October 30th through Thursday, November 1st. That’s why the Tennessee Highway Patrol is urging all motorists to drive cautiously, buckle up, never drive distracted and don’t drink and drive this Halloween.

One of the seven vehicular fatalities during last year’s Halloween period involved an unrestrained vehicle occupant. Two motorcyclists were killed. There were zero alcohol-related traffic deaths. Last year, state troopers issued 398 speeding and 83 distracted driving citations and arrested nine individuals on suspicion of drunk driving in Tennessee on October 31st.

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

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Tennessee Highway Patrol locates Stolen Airplane

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol’s Criminal Investigations Division (CID) began assisting the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department in a burglary report from July 2019. Among items stolen from the burglary was an unregistered or unknown registration aircraft which was last known to be on a custom trailer for transport.

CID investigators led a coordinated effort with the Tennessee Department of Revenue and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, resulting in Tennessee Highway Patrol’s Trooper Jeff Phann locating and recovering the aircraft in Putnam County on Tuesday October the 1st.

Tennessee Highway Patrol locates stolen aircraft in Putnam County.

Tennessee Highway Patrol locates stolen aircraft in Putnam County.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol arrests Man making Terror Threats

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – On August 21st, 2019, the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDOSHS) received an email from WKRN-TV, NEWS 2 alerting that they received a threating email from a man named Nathan Semans. 

In the email, Semans expressed his displeasure towards President Trump stating, “Look if you don’t run story I’m going to state capital to blow someone’s brain out. I don’t look good at the moment cause the tyranny of what trump did, the nature of this call is secret. You think I’m kidding trump belongs in the dumpster from a cool kid. Knock it off I’m human. I’ll immediately leave this country on a double once my passport clears, I’m sick of this nonsense and bologna hanging around that trumps the perfect American, hallelujah against trump I recommend you forward to the table of the news room or I join ISIS to seek revenge.”

Nathan Semans has been taken into custody by the Tennessee Highway Patrol for making terror threats.

Nathan Semans has been taken into custody by the Tennessee Highway Patrol for making terror threats.

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Tennessee Department of Correction reports Escaped Inmate Curtis Watson captured

 

Tennessee Department of CorrectionHenning, TN – Curtis Ray Watson, the escaped inmate charged with the murder of Correctional Administrator Debra Johnson is back in TDOC custody.

The vigilant efforts of search teams from the Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), FBI, US Marshal’s, local law enforcement, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), ATF and with helpful tips from the citizens of Lauderdale County led to Watson’s capture at approximately 11:00am on Sunday, August 11th, 2019. 

Escaped inmate charged with the murder, Curtis Ray Watson has been taken into custody in Henning, Tennessee.

Escaped inmate charged with the murder, Curtis Ray Watson has been taken into custody in Henning, Tennessee.

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Clarksville Police release update on Man Who Bailed Out of Stolen Vehicle on Interstate 24

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department just received confirmation from another law enforcement agency the man who was in the stolen BMW on Interstate 24 and bailed out of the vehicle is James Pitts, age 19 who is supposedly from Hickman County, Tennessee.

Clarksville Police do not currently have any charges on Pitts. He does have a Violation of Probation warrant on file out of Hickman County.

Clarksville Police reports that the man who fled a stolen vehicle on Interstate 24 Sunday, James Pitts, is still at large.

Clarksville Police reports that the man who fled a stolen vehicle on Interstate 24 Sunday, James Pitts, is still at large.

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Local Law Enforcement holds Distracted Driving Bus Tour

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – On July 23rd, 2019, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Clarksville Police Department, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) conducted a bus tour to increase awareness of the new Hands Free Tennessee law.

Law enforcement rode in an unmarked bus and after observing traffic violations, communicated to ground units to initiate traffic stops. Law enforcement focused on drivers using their cell phones while their vehicles were in motion.

Local Law Enforcement raise public awareness of new Hands Free Law in Tennessee.

Local Law Enforcement raise public awareness of new Hands Free Law in Tennessee.

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Clarksville Police Department to host National Night Out, August 6th

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019, the Clarksville Police Department (CPD) would like to invite the public to the 2019 National Night Out from 5:00pm-9:00pm at the Wilma Rudolph Center (Liberty Park), located at 1188 Cumberland Drive.

The community can enjoy displays and interactive games with the Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville Fire Rescue, Montgomery County Medical Service, Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency, Clarksville Street Department and Clarksville Department of Electricity.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reports Blake Ludy captured

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) reports that Blake Thomas Ludy has been taken into custody at 10:05pm by multiple agencies in Greenbrier, Tennessee.

MCSO would like to thank the Greenbrier Police Department, Robertson County Sheriff’s Office, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol for their assistance in apprehending Ludy.

Ludy was wanted by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for the shooting that occurred Sunday morning at Rotary Park.

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office reports Blake Thomas Ludy has been arrested in Greenbrier Tennessee.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reports Blake Thomas Ludy has been arrested in Greenbrier Tennessee.

 

Clarksville Police report Two Persons shot on College Street

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Monday night, July 24th, 2019, Clarksville Police responded to a shooting that had already occurred at 1006 College Street around 9:30pm. The first officer arrived within a minute of the call being dispatched.

When he arrived, the scene was chaotic and there was a mass exodus of people leaving the parking lot. There was one man found in the parking lot who had been shot and a short time later, police were made aware there was another shooting victim in the area of 1030 Main Street.

Clarksville Police are investigating  a shooting that happened Wednesday night on College Street.

Clarksville Police are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday night on College Street.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol requests help in Montgomery County Fatal Motorcycle Crash

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – Tennessee Highway Patrol is asking the public’s assistance in Clarksville-Montgomery County with the investigation of a fatal motorcycle crash.

The crash occurred Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 on I-24 eastbound around 10:00pm at the 1.6 mile marker, in Montgomery County, Tennessee.

If you have any information that will help investigators, please contact the Tennessee Highway Patrol Nashville District Regional Dispatch Center at 615.741.2060, attention Trooper Robert Snider.

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