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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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Recent Burglary at Tullahoma’s Hands of Science Center

A burglary recently took place at the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma. Over $6,500 in electronic items were stolen including a Nikon D3200 camera, iPads, 128 GB memory cards, a Panasonic HC X2000 with pro handle and a 4K web cam.   Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call the Tullahoma Police …

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Heavy Rain Hit the area on Saturday

Torrential rains across Tennessee flooded homes and at least one church and left roads impassable, prompting dozens of people to be rescued in various portions of the state. Authorities in Nashville said four bodies were found Sunday in the flood’s aftermath. Nashville received more than 7 inches of rain; the second-highest two-day rainfall total ever …

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Corrected: One Tullahoma Child Killed in Head-On Crash in Bedford County

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 Tuesday night. The original information that was reported indicated that both children had died, but that information was incorrect. According to information from released by Tennessee Highway …

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Missing Man from Franklin County

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Investigators are attempting to locate a man is identified as Cody Dewayne Hill of 1799 Blue Springs Rd. Decherd, TN. Hill was last seen at 3250 Lynchburg Rd. on Sunday evening (March 21) at approximately 6:30pm. Reports say that Hill was wearing a blue jacket, gray shirt and gray Nike shoes. …

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Argument over Chicken Nuggets sends Bedford County Woman to Jail

23-year-old Lillian Barnett is accused of assaulting her girlfriend after an argument over chicken nuggets. Barnett is also accused of biting a Bedford County deputy who took her to jail. Allegedly she told detectives that she and girlfriend were in an argument over chicken nuggets. When Barnett was placed in the back of a deputy’s …

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Two Police Pursuits End with Five Total Arrests

Three people were arrested early Friday morning on Highway 56 in Warren County after a police pursuit began in Grundy County.Sheriff Clint Shrum of the Grundy Co. Sheriffs Dept. said deputies were doing a patrol in Tarlton Valley, when they observed a red car traveling toward Warren County. They observed that the vehicle had no …

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Tennessee School and Domestic-Related Crimes Decreased in 2020

A new study from Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) agents reveals both school and domestic-related crimes decreased in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. While domestic crimes only decreased slightly at about 2.6% year over year, school crimes dropped a significant 59% from 2018 to 2020, largely due to the pandemic and shutdowns. TBI said 69,385 …

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