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Police/Fire

  • Harriman fire hydrant flushing to start today

    Harriman Fire Department, in partnership with Harriman Utility Board, will begin flushing fire hydrants throughout the city starting today, Aug. 15.

    The flushing will continue until the process is complete.

    A release from Harriman Fire Department said this process is vital for making sure that the hydrants operate properly during an emergency incident and plays an important part on the city's insurance rating.

  • Arrests: Aug. 1-4, 2012

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Aug. 1 — Michael David Buttram Jr., 34, 625 Sewanee St. D, Harriman: shoplifting theft of property. Bond $1,500; court date Sept. 17.

    • Jessica Louise Hall, 35, 2267 Ruritan Road, Harriman: TennCare Fraud. Bond $2,000; court date Oct. 1.

    • John David Langley, 36, 145 Monger Road, Rockwood: two counts violation of probation. Total bond $1,500; court date Oct. 1.

  • Arrests: Aug. 4-8, 2012

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Aug. 4 — Johnny Ray Caughorn, 34, 9307 Ruggles Ferry, Knoxville: failure to appear. Bond $2,500; court date Sept. 10.

    • William Dwayne Clemons, 18, 123 Davis Drive, Harriman: violation of probation. No bond or court date listed.

  • Arrests: July 27-31, 2012

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    July 27  — Michael Jayson Barnes, 36, 234 Wind Crest Lane, Harriman: public intoxication, bail with conditions. Total bond $1,500; court date Sept. 24.

    • Jennifer Ann Pollard, 27, 510 Tate St., Rockwood: driving on revoked/suspended license. Bond $3,000; court date Aug. 20.

  • Arrests: July 16-27, 2012

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    July 16 — Steven Wayne Large, 45, 2607 Old Harriman Hwy., Oliver Springs: domestic assault. Bond $1,000; court date Aug. 20.

    • Hayden Walker McKinney, 23, 3976 Sugar Grove Valley Road, Harriman: no charge listed. No bond or court date listed.

    • David Russell Moore, 58, 409 Taylor St., Salem, Ky.: DUI. Bond $2,500; court date Oct. 22.

  • HPD plans National Night Out activities

    Harriman Police Department is calling this year’s National Night Out celebration “a good night to get to know your neighbors and give crime a going-away party.”

    The event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 7 at Harriman Riverfront Park.

  • Student break-in case continuing

    The criminal case pending against Courtney Marie Thomas in Monroe County General Sessions Court was continued last week.

    Thomas, 18, is charged with aggravated burglary.

    She allegedly broke into the Sweetwater home of former Harriman High School boys basketball coach Jeff King.

    Roane County Sheriff Jack Stockton said his office is investigating whether King had an inappropriate relationship with Thomas, who attended Harriman.

  • Arrests: July 7-16, 2012

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    July 7 — Alan Lee Schneider, 44, 134 Bayside Drive, Ten Mile: two counts reckless endangerment. Total bond $1,500; court date Sept. 17.

    • Courtney Marie Thomas, 18, 244 White Road, Harriman: violation drinking age law, three counts contributing to delinquency of a minor. Total bond $2,000; court date Aug. 20.

  • THP to conduct August license checks in Roane Co.

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting three driver license roadside safety checkpoints in Roane County during August.

    The first checkpoint will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Aug. 3 on Hwy. 27 at the Morgan County line.

    Another checkpoint is planned from 7 to 8 p.m. Aug. 10 on Pine Ridge Road near the railroad tracks.

    The final checkpoint, on Hwy. 382 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be from 8 to 9 p.m. Aug. 17.

  • Arrests: June 28-July 7, 2012

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    June 28 — Cody Lynn Ray, 21, 230 Hassler Mill Road, Harriman: five counts fraudulent use of debit card. Total bond $2,500; court date Sept. 10.

    • Johnnie Dale Roaden, 57, 107 Shelby St., Lake City: two counts violation of probation. Total bond $20,000; court date July 16.

    • Greg Ray Satterfield, 46, 5606 Wolfenbarger Lane, Knoxville: serving time.