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Police/Fire

  • THP to conduct October sobriety check in Roane County

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Roane County on Oct. 12 on Hwy. 382 (Patton Lane) at Church of Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    The checkpoint will take place from 10 to 11 p.m.

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

  • Arrests: Aug. 31-Sept. 13, 2012

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Aug. 31 — Kara Ashley Weeks, 26, 127 Lakewood Landing, Kingston: criminal impersonation, driving on revoked/suspended license, two counts possession of drug paraphernalia, simple possession or casual exchange. Total bond $6,000; court date Nov. 5.

    Sept. 1 — Desiree Rita Baird, 29, 534 N. Chamberlain Ave., Rockwood: failure to appear. Bond $10,000; court date Oct. 22.

  • THP to conduct three license checks in Roane County over the next month

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct driver license roadside safety checkpoints on three dates over the next month.

    The next checkpoint will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Sept. 28 on Hwy. 27 at the Morgan County line.

    A second checkpoint will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5 on Pine Ridge Road near the railroad tracks; and a third will be from 11 a.m. to noon Oct. 26 on Hwy. 58 near the new bridge.

  • More than $55,000 in state grants given to sheriff, police departments

    Law-enforcement agencies in Roane County are the recipients of grants totaling $55,600 to be disbursed through the Governor’s Highway Safety Office to promote public safety on Tennessee roads and curb drunk driving.

    Roane County Sheriff’s Office will receive a $15,000 network coordinator grant and $25,600 to administer A Safer Roane County.

    Grants of $5,000 each were awarded to police departments in Harriman, Kingston and Oliver Springs for high visibility law-enforcement campaigns.

  • Arrests: Aug. 25-31, 2012

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Aug. 25 — Markus Dylan Miller, 20, 360 White Oak Road, Oakdale: hold for Morgan County.

    • Heather Nicole Napier, 25, 258 Walnut Grove, Kingston: violation of probation. No bond or court date listed.

    • Jeremy Daniel Young, 32, 124 Lewis Drive, Kingston: failure to appear, five counts violation of probation. Total bond $50,000; court date Oct. 22.

  • OS offering free smoke detectors

    Oliver Springs Fire Department is offering free smoke detectors to residents of the town.

    These smoke detectors are made available through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The grant’s goal is to meet firefighting and emergency response needs.

    Call 435-7722 to request a free smoke detector.

  • Arrests: Aug. 21-25, 2012

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Aug. 21 — Matthew Benjamin Abston, 20, 741 Montview Road, Kingston: DUI, driving on revoked/suspended license. Total bond $3,000; court date Oct. 29.

    • Darrell Norman Burnette, 32, 115 Renfro Hollow Road, Ten Mile: violation of probation (criminal). No bond; court date Oct. 22.

  • Roane County E-911 August dispatches
  • AAA program aims to cut down on drunk drivers over holiday weekend

    AAA’s Tow to Go program will be offered in Roane County this Labor Day holiday weekend to help protect motorists.

    The Auto Club Group has provided the Tow to Go service for more than 14 years because it allows AAA to protect the freedom and mobility of everyone on our roadways.

    The program’s mission is to discourage an intoxicated driver from getting behind the wheel and risking the lives and safety of other motorists.

  • Arrests: Aug. 11-20, 2012

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Aug. 11 — Jason Lee Anderson, 33, 1099 Fairview Road, Harriman: failure to appear. No bond; court date Oct. 1.

    • Ashley Gail Andrews, 21, 707 Old Roane St., Harriman: violation of probation. Bond $900; court date Aug. 27.

    • Amanda Louis Christopher, 37, 316 Ayres Drive, Harriman: public intoxication. Bond $750; court date Sept. 24.