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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts renews call for School-Zone Safety

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to support City enforcement efforts

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – In response to a plea for help from Mayor Joe Pitts, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office has agreed to join with Clarksville Police to step up traffic enforcement in and around school zones.

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

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Tennessee Highway Patrol now accepting 2020 Trooper Cadet Class Applications

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is currently accepting applications for cadet class 1220 which starts in July.  If you are looking for a career that affords you opportunities to achieve your goals, then the THP is where you belong. 

We are a multi-faceted, full-service, statewide law enforcement agency that has numerous divisions that are guaranteed to interest you.

THP is a national leader in law enforcement and is internationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).

2020 Trooper Cadet Class Applications now being accepted by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

2020 Trooper Cadet Class Applications now being accepted by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

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AAA urges Motorists to Slow Down, Move Over to Protect Tow Operators, First Responders

 

AAANashville, TN – The Auto Club Group (AAA) is urging motorists to Slow Down and Move Over to protect the lives of tow operators and first responders.

Yesterday afternoon, AAA was joined by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee Road Builders Association, Tennessee Department of Transportation and the Tennessee Trucking Foundation and Association for a joint press conference in Nashville to announce the start of an ongoing Slow Down, Move Over campaign – view the conference footage here.

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Andrew Timmerman Steals Montgomery County Sheriff Deputy’s Patrol Car

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOMontgomery County, TN – At approximately 9:53am, a Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy, Sgt. Daniel Gagnon, conducted a traffic stop for a window tint violation, at Sango Road and Highway 76. During the stop, the suspect, Andrew Timmerman, was found to be in possession of Narcotics.

While being placed into custody, he began to fight Gagnon. After a struggle, the suspect was able to get away from Gagnon, jump in the marked patrol unit, and flee the scene.

Andrew Timmerman

Andrew Timmerman

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Man takes off in Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy Vehicle after Traffic Stop, Fight

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – At approximately 9:53am, a Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy was conducting a traffic stop at the intersection of Sango Drive and Sango Road.

The deputy and the man that was stopped began fighting and a foot pursuit ensued.

At 9:59am the man who was stopped, got into the deputy’s vehicle and took off heading on Interstate 24 East.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol was called immediately helicopter back up.

After Traffic Stop, Man that was stopped gets in fight with Montgomery County Sheriff's deputy then takes off in the deputy's vehicle.

After Traffic Stop, Man that was stopped gets in fight with Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy then takes off in the deputy’s vehicle.

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Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways During Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – Thanksgiving travelers will not be delayed by construction on Tennessee roads during this busy travel holiday. The Tennessee Department of Transportation (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 27th, 2019 through 6:00am Monday, December 2nd, 2019.

No Lane Closure Activity for Busy Holiday Travel Period (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

No Lane Closure Activity for Busy Holiday Travel Period (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

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Law Enforcement Distracted Driving Bus Tour raises Hands-Free Driving Awareness

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019, the Clarksville Police Department (CPD), Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) and observers from Belle Meade Police Department conducted a distracted driving bus tour to further emphasize awareness of the Tennessee Hands-Free Law from 11:00am–1:00pm.

Law Enforcement held a Distracted Driving Bus Tour to help emphasize Tennessee Hands-Free Law.

Law Enforcement held a Distracted Driving Bus Tour to help emphasize Tennessee Hands-Free Law.

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TDOT reports Crash in Shelby County Work Zone Claims Two Lives, Injures Two

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – A crash in a work zone along Interstate 40 in Shelby County early this morning claimed the lives of two Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) contract employees and injured a third worker and a Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper.

30 year old Justin Stafford (Salyersville, KY) and 22 year old Jared Helton (Salyersville, KY), both employees of A & A Safety, died at the scene of the crash.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office releases update on arrest of Attempted Homicide Suspect Thomas Reynolds

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Clarksville Police Department, and Stewart County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Tennessee Highway Patrol have apprehended Thomas Reynolds.

Reynolds was wanted out of Stewart County for attempted 2nd degree murder, aggravated assault, domestic assault, reckless endangerment, and felon in possession of a handgun.

He was apprehend on Butts Road in Montgomery County at approximated 1:00pm Sunday afternoon.

Local law enforcement agencies work together Sunday to capture wanted Attempted Homicide Suspect Thomas Reynolds.

Local law enforcement agencies work together Sunday to capture wanted Attempted Homicide Suspect Thomas Reynolds.

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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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