PLATEAU ROAD DRUG BUST, TWO TAKEN TO JAIL

Friday, June 23, 2017CPD PRESS RELEASE On June 15, 2017 a Search Warrant was executed by the Crossville Police Department’s Narcotics Unit and the joint City/County Tactical Response Unit, at the Plateau Road residence of 57 year old James J. Wilson and 57 year old Joy R. Wilson in Crossville, TN. Various narcotics were recovered…

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TWO BY FOUR LUMBER AIN’T REALLY 2″X4″, HOME DEPOT BEING SUED OVER SIZE – WHO KNEW?

Wednesday, June 21, 2017Two home improvements stores are accused of deceiving the buyers of four-by-four boards, the big brother to the ubiquitous two-by-four. The alleged deception: Menards and Home Depot (HD) market and sell the hefty lumber as four-by-fours without specifying that the boards actually measure 3½ inches by 3½ inches. The lawsuits against the…

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87 COWS KILLED, TWO PEOPLE INJURED IN BIG RIG WRECK IN OVERTON COUNTY

Wednesday, June 21, 2017(105.7 News) A tractor-trailer accident this morning (Wednesday, June 21, 2017) on State Route 84 in Overton County resulted in two injuries and the deaths of nearly 90 cows being hauled on the rig. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says the 2006 Peterbuilt driven by 23-year-old Justin White of Temple, Georgia lost control…

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RETIRED THP SERGEANT PLEADS GUILTY TO SMUGGLING WOMAN INTO U.S.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017A retired Tennessee Highway Patrol sergeant has pleaded guilty to transporting a woman into the country illegally. Acting U.S. Attorney Jack Smith says 70-year-old Ronald Edward Strickland pleaded guilty Tuesday in Nashville federal court. Court documents say Strickland planned to smuggle the 22-year-old old woman from Honduras into the U.S. Filings say…

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