Macon County Chronicle

  • Man Charged With Stealing, Stripping Vehicle

    Man Charged With Stealing, Stripping Vehicle

    By Jessie Williams

     Twenty-nine-year-old Willie Don Barrett, of Lafayette, was charged with theft of property valued between $2,500 and $10,000, vandalism over $5,000 and altering a serial number on October 7 after allegedly stealing and stripping a 2001 Chevy Tahoe. 

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  • Man on Moped Accused of Stealing $2,000 Worth of Hemp Plants

    Man on Moped Accused of Stealing $2,000 Worth of Hemp Plants

    By Jessie Williams

    A Lafayette man is accused of cutting a fence and stealing hemp plants valued at approximately $2,000.

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  • Masters & Morgan Charged in Macon County

    Masters & Morgan Charged in Macon County

    By Jessie Williams

    Thirty-five-year-old Cecil Masters and his girlfriend, Mindy Morgan, were detained by local authorities last Thursday after a Macon County Grand Jury issued sealed indictments for their arrests. 

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  • Erratic Driver Found in Possession of Marijuana 

    Erratic Driver Found in Possession of Marijuana 

    By Jessie Williams 

    A man believed to be driving under the influence was arrested for possession of a schedule VI drug last week following a traffic stop near the Lafayette Public Square. 

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  • Phone Scammers Target Macon County Residents

    Phone Scammers Target Macon County Residents

    By Jessie Williams 

    The Macon County Sheriff’s Department has recently received information concerning several phone scams that have occurred in Macon County, and would like to make residents aware in the event they are targeted. 

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  • Mother of RBS Teen in Wreck Thankful for Prayers

    Mother of RBS Teen in Wreck Thankful for Prayers

    By Jessie Williams

    The Red Boiling Springs teenager who sustained serious injuries in a one-vehicle wreck on September 29, has miraculously gone home - despite all of his doctors’ predictions. 

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  • Women Arrested After Alleged Drunken Fight at Park 

    Women Arrested After Alleged Drunken Fight at Park 

    By Jessie Williams

    An alleged drunken fight between women at a park in Red Boiling Springs, led to two arrests last week. 

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  • Man Linked to at Least Four Farm Thefts

    Man Linked to at Least Four Farm Thefts

    By Jessie Williams

    A Lafayette man was arrested last week for his alleged involvement in at least four farm property thefts throughout Macon County. 

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  • RBS Teen Injured in Sunday Wreck

    RBS Teen Injured in Sunday Wreck

    A Red Boiling Springs teenager sustained serious injuries in a one-vehicle wreck on Sunday morning, September 29, on Hwy. 52 By Pass East in Lafayette.

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  • Meth & Marijuana Stashed in Crotch

    Meth & Marijuana Stashed in Crotch

    By Jessie Williams

    A welfare check conducted October 8, 2019 on a woman staying at the Hearthstone Inn, led to two arrests and the discovery of approximately 10.9 grams of meth and 8.4 grams of marijuana stashed in one woman’s crotch. 

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