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Police/Fire

  • THP to conduct July license checks in Roane Co.

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

    The first checkpoint will be from 8 to 9 p.m. July 4 on Hwy. 27 at Poland Hollow Road.

    Another checkpoint is planned from 7 to 8 p.m. July 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: June 14-19, 2012

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    June 14 — Timothy Adam Dopel, 25, 214 Pine Ridge Road, Clinton: contempt of court. Bond $1,300; court date June 14.

    • Tameria Jean Edwards, 24, 371 Batley Road, Clinton: failure to appear, criminal trespassing, forgery. Total bond $3,000; court dates July 6 and 9.

  • Arrests: June 6-14, 2012

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    June 6 — Joseph Eugene Bolden, 50, 806 Wilson Road, Oliver Springs: violation of probation, two counts failure to appear. Total bond $11,500; no court date listed.

    • Laura Ann Brewsaugh, 43, Kingston: theft $500 or less. Bond $1,000; court date July 16.

    • Dennis Jamie Carroll, 40, 111 Rosemont Lane, Harriman: theft $500 or less. Bond $1,000; court date July 16.

  • Gift to go toward rescue vehicle

    Bryan Adams, owner of Tattoos by Bryan of Harriman, recently presented the Harriman Fire Department with a $500 donation.

    The donation was given in support of the department’s fundraising efforts to purchase a four-wheel-drive universal transport vehicle.

    The UTV, a specialized vehicle, is to be used during inclement weather or other extreme rescue situations.

  • THP to conduct sobriety check in Roane County

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on June 29 at Poland Hollow Road and Hwy. 70 in Roane County.

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

    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.

  • Arrests: May 23-June 5, 2012

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

    May  23 — Lacey Diann Hicks, 23, 3631 Sweetwater-Vonore Road, Sweetwater, two counts failure to appear and second violation of probation. No bond; court dates June 25 and July 30.

    • Christopher Leona Townsend, 22, 115 Fergueson Lane Lot 15, Kingston: theft $500 but less $1,000. Bond $1,000; court date June 25.

  • THP to conduct June license checks in Roane Co.

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

    The first checkpoint will be from 10 to 11 p.m. June 1 on Hwy. 58 at the new bridge.

    Another checkpoint is planned from 9 to 10 p.m. June 15 on Hwy. 27 at the Morgan 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: May 18-23, 2012

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

    May 18 — William Thomas Wampler, 42, 185 Mountain View Road, Harriman: DUI and driving on revoked/suspended license. Bond $1,000; court date July 30.

    • Robyn Lea White, 34, 310 Ridgeview Drive, Oliver Springs: forgery. Bond $3,000; court date June 25.

  • Arrests: May 11-18, 2012

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

    May 11 — Christopher Shane Brown, 24, 207 Oak Ave., Rockwood: failure to appear. Bond $2,000; court date June 25.

    • Oliver William Butler, 64, 1201 Eureka Road, Rockwood: failure to appear. Bond $5,000; court date July 16.

    • Morgan Henderson Fisher, 58, 199 Williams Circle, Rockwood: serving time.

  • Arrests: April 27-May 10, 2012

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

    April 27 — Timothy Alan Brown, 44, 265 Clinton St., Harriman: theft $1,000 but less $10,000. Bond $2,000; court date June 25.

    • Kimberly Jayne Doss, 37, DUI. Bond $1,000; court date Aug. 6.

    • Ashley Barbara Dyer, 29, 188 Kring Hollow Road, Harriman: driving on revoked/suspended license. Bond $1,000; court date June 25.