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Police/Fire

  • THP to conduct license checks today, Feb. 24 in Roane County

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct two driver license roadside safety checkpoints this month in Roane County.

    The first checkpoint will be from 9 to 10 p.m. today, Feb. 3, on Hwy. 27 North at the Morgan County line.

    Another checkpoint will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Feb. 24 on Hwy. 27 South at the Rhea County line.

    Recognizing the danger presented to the public by unqualified drivers, troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by drivers who would violate the driver license laws of Tennessee.

  • Arrests: Jan. 18-26

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Jan. 18 — Dustin Ryan Stubbs, 30, 125 Swafford Road, Harriman: no charge listed. No bond or court date listed.

    • Michael Christophe Waldrop, 27, 128 S. Chamberlin, Rockwood: no charge listed. No bond or court date listed.

    Jan. 19 — Jimmy Allen Buck, 36, 120 Dogwood Lane, Powell: manufacture/deliver/sell controlled substance. Bond $15,000; court date March 5.

  • Arrests: Jan. 13-18

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.

    Jan. 13 — Janice Marie Bunch, 33, 3077 Roane State Hwy., Harriman: failure to appear, violation of probation and possession of drug paraphernalia. Total bond $6,000; court date March 26.

    • Karen Weaver Clough, 49, 135 Carroll Ave., Harriman: violation implied consent law. Total bond $1,000; court date March 26.

  • Arrests: Jan. 10-12

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.

    Jan. 10 — Devin Lee Bertram, 30, 917 Sewanee St.,, Harriman: serving time.

    • Joshua Cody Fink, 18, 1134 Snow Hill Road, Oakdale: burglary. Bond $1,000; no court date listed.

    • Dewayne Lee Harkins, 33, 615 Reese St., Rockwood: Morgan County house.

  • Arrests: Jan. 2-5

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.

  • Arrests: Dec. 31-Jan. 2

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Dec. 31 — Sabrina Dawn Godsey, 36, 278 Sycamore Drive, Harriman: possession of prohibited weapon and simple possession or casual exchange. Total bond $3,000; court date Feb. 6.

    • Derek Gene Norman, 18, 320 Paintrock Valley Road, Philadelphia: vandalism. Bond $1,000; court date Jan. 9.

  • Arrests: Dec. 29-31

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.

    Dec. 29 — Shane Bunch, 40, 712 Old Roane St. Apt. 15, Harriman: bail with conditions. Bond $2,500; court date March 26.

    William Floyd Clark, 41, 826 Central Ave., Ashland, Ky.; simple possession or casual exchange and possession of drug paraphernalia. Total bond $4,000; court date Jan. 9.

  • THP to conduct license checks in Roane Co.

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct two driver license roadside safety checkpoints during January in Roane County.

    The first checkpoint will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Jan. 6 at Hwy. 70 and Poland Hollow Road.

    Another checkpoint will be on Jan. 13 on Pansy Hill Road near Swan Pond Road.

    Recognizing the danger presented to the public by unqualified drivers, troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by drivers who would violate the driver license laws of Tennessee.

  • Arrests

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.

    Dec. 20
    — Artaveus Demetriece Dawson, 27, 911 Clifty St., Harriman: resisting arrest, evading arrest, driving on revoked/suspended license, theft $500 or less, three counts violation of probation. Total bond $20,000; court date Feb. 13, 2012.

    • Nathan Drew Jago, 2715 Kingston Hwy., Kingston: failure to appear. Bond $2,000; court date Jan. 30, 2012.

  • Pursuit ends with arrest of man who tried to run over Oak Ridge officer

    A 27-year-old man who allegedly tried to run over an Oak Ridge police officer was arrested on Dec. 20.

    According to a Roane County Sheriff’s Office incident report, Oak Ridge police were in pursuit of a Mazda 626, but lost track of the vehicle near the Kingston city limits.

    A sheriff’s deputy noticed the vehicle while on patrol in Midtown.

    “Oak Ridge advised they had charges on the driver for trying to run over one of their officers,” the report said.