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  • THP to conduct March sobriety check in Roane

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety roadside safety checkpoint from 11 p.m. to midnight March 15 on Hwy. 70 at Poland Hollow Road.

    Recognizing the danger presented to the public by intoxicated drivers, troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by intoxicated drivers.

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol has found these sobriety checkpoints to be an effective means of enforcing DUI laws of Tennessee while ensuring the protection of all motorists.

  • THP to conduct March license checks in Roane Co.

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct three driver license roadside safety checkpoints in March.

    The first will be from 8 to 9 a.m. March 1 on Hwy. 27 at the Morgan County line.

    A second checkpoint will be from 1 to 2 p.m. March 8 on Pine Ridge Road at the railroad tracks.

    The final one will be from 10 to 11 p.m. March 22 on Pansy Hill Road near Swan Pond Road.

  • THP to conduct sobriety check in Roane Co.

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety roadside safety checkpoint from 10 to 11 p.m. Feb. 15 on Hwy. 70 at Poland Hollow Road.

    Recognizing the danger presented to the public by intoxicated drivers, troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by intoxicated drivers.

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol has found these sobriety checkpoints to be an effective means of enforcing DUI laws of Tennessee while ensuring the protection of all motorists.

  • THP to conduct February license checks in Roane

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct driver license roadside safety checkpoints from 10 to 11 a.m. Feb. 1 on Pansy Hill Road in Roane County.

    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.

    THP officials said they have found these driver license roadside safety checkpoints to be an effective means of enforcing driver license laws of Tennessee while ensuring the protection of all motorists.

  • Officers complete crisis training

    Lt. Maretta McNichol and Capt. Tim Hawn of the Roane County Sheriff’s Office recently graduated with the fourth class of the East Tennessee Crisis Intervention Team training.

    To date, 71 area law enforcement officers have completed the program.

    “Law enforcement agencies in the area are to be commended for the value they place on this program by allowing officers to participate, especially given the shortage of staff in some departments,” said Brian Buuck, chief operating officer at Ridgeview Psychiatric Hospital and Center in Oak

  • TBI accepting applications for 2013 Citizens Academy

    Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is now accepting applications for the 2013 TBI Citizens Academy, open to Tennessee residents interested in learning more about the state’s lead investigative law enforcement agency.

    The academy will be May 7-28 at TBI Headquarters in Nashville. Classes will be for three hours every Tuesday evening and one Saturday in May.

  • Guge, Richardson town’s top cops

    Harriman Police Department’s Cody Guge and reserve officer Ridge Richardson were selected as 2012’s officer and reserve officer of the year, respectively.

    Harriman Police Chief Randy Heidle said Guge has been an asset to the department since he became involved first as an Explorer.

    “In 2009, he was also Explorer of the Year,” Heidle said. “Cody has been through our system since the beginning. He is my very first officer that has went through my whole system.”

  • THP to conduct January sobriety check in Roane County

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety roadside safety checkpoint from 11 p.m. to midnight Jan. 18 on Patton Lane at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    Recognizing the danger presented to the public by intoxicated drivers, troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by intoxicated drivers.

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol has found these sobriety checkpoints to be an effective means of enforcing DUI laws of Tennessee while ensuring the protection of all motorists.

  • Arests: Nov. 19-29, 2012

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Nov. 19 — Billy Dauntaviou Sullivan, 21, 135 Melvin Drive, Harriman: no charge listed. No bond or court date listed.

    Nov. 20 — William Elmer Brown, 57, 165 Branham Hollow Road, Ten Mile: possession of drug paraphernalia, simple possession or casual exchange, contributing to delinquency of a minor. Total bond $3,500; court date Dec. 3.

  • Arrests: Nov. 11-19, 2012

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Nov. 11 — Lindsay Cheyenne Carter, 20, 103 Bales Ave., Harriman: driving on revoked/suspended license. Bond $1,500; court date Jan. 28, 2013.

    • Jason Lynn Cox, 39, 1432 Oakdale Hwy. Harriman: theft $1,000 but less $10,000, burglary. Total bond $5,000; court date Dec. 17.