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Crime in Southern Middle Tennessee

Estill Springs Man Charged with Criminal Attempt to Commit Second-Degree Murder

54-year-old Ronnie Dwayne Walls of Estill Springs has been arrested for criminal attempt to commit second-degree murder after he allegedly stabbed a woman. He is also charged with domestic assault. A mail carrier reported the crime to Estill Springs Police. When police arrived at the home Walls had gone on the run. After locating Walls, …

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One in Seven Children Experienced Child Abuse and/or Neglect in the Past Year

Calls to the state’s child-abuse hotline declined by 15% over the past year, but experts say increased isolation and disrupted school schedules likely contributed to the dip in reporting. According to the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, from March 2020 through last February, hotline staff received more than 100,000 calls about suspected abuse or neglect. Kylie …

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Authorities Searching for Stolen Commercial Truck

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public to be on the lookout for a 2014 Dodge Ram 3500 Commercial Truck. The vehicle was stolen from the Summitville area in the early morning hours of April 5th. If you have any information please contact Investigator Brandon Reed at 931-570-4191 and as always, all tips …

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Man gets 25 Years in Prison for Crime Committed in Manchester in 2019

Ricky Guy Crews, 50 of Gallatin has pleaded guilty to a crime that occurred in Manchester nearly 2 years ago. Crews pled guilty recently to especially aggravated kidnapping with a deadly weapon. He had been charged with attempted murder, but that charge was dropped after a plea bargain was struck. According to a police report …

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Man Charged with Vehicular Homicide after a child was Killed in Two-Car Crash

Back on March 23 a five year-old child from Tullahoma was killed and a 6 year-old along with two adults were injured in a head-on crash on Highway 64 in Bedford County. Cristian Ruiz, age 19 from Madison, TN has now been charged one count of vehicular homicide and two counts of aggravated assault. According …

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Murder, Drug Distribution Orchestrated in Tennessee Prison; 3 from Manchester and 1 person from Shelbyville Allegedly Involved

A federal indictment unsealed Friday charged 27 individuals with a host of federal crimes relating to a large scale conspiracy to distribute heroin, methamphetamine, fentanyl and cocaine, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Mary Jane Stewart for the Middle District of Tennessee.  Eight others were charged in separate indictments last week and two other individuals had previously …

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Lincoln County Man Charged with TennCare Fraud

A man from Lincoln County, Tennessee is charged with TennCare fraud in connection with allegedly reselling prescription pills obtained through the healthcare insurance program. The Office of Inspector General (OIG), in a joint effort with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of 69 year-old Steven Wayne Carte of Petersburg. He’s charged with TennCare fraud, a class D …

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Aggravated Burglary Suspect Captured in Bedford County

Due to work by Bedford County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Trey Green and Chris Brown information was developed that led to Dakota Bryson, age 19 of Wartrace, as the sole suspect in an aggravated burglary that occurred in Wartrace on March 19th. Detectives Green and Brown recovered five stolen firearms from the aggravated burglary. Bryson has …

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