Macon County Chronicle

  • Three Arrested on Meth Charges

    Three Arrested on Meth Charges

    By Jessie Williams

    Three individuals were arrested on drug charges last week following a routine traffic stop.

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  • RBS City Councilman Resigns

    RBS City Councilman Resigns

    By Debbie Gregory

    Red Boiling Springs City Councilman Lee Butram, turned in his resignation on Thursday morning, January 9, 2020.

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  • Arrest on Church St.

    Arrest on Church St.

    By Jessie Williams 

    A Lafayette man is behind bars after allegedly attempting to assault a police officer, violating an order of protection and being in possession of drugs. 

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  • Search Warrant Executed: Approx. 1 lb. of Marijuana Found

    Search Warrant Executed: Approx. 1 lb. of Marijuana Found

    By Jessie Williams

    Approximately 1 lb. of marijuana, methamphetamine, narcotics and drug paraphernalia were discovered after local authorities executed a search warrant last week.

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  • K-9 Alerts to Drugs in Vehicle: Heroin Found Inside

    K-9 Alerts to Drugs in Vehicle: Heroin Found Inside

    By Jessie Williams

    A 55-year-old Cookeville man was arrested last week after a Macon County drug K-9 alerted authorities to drugs in his vehicle.

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  • Parents Indicted on Child Abuse & Reckless Homicide Charges

    Parents Indicted on Child Abuse & Reckless Homicide Charges

    By Jessie Williams

    The parents of a 20-month-old child were recently indicted on child abuse and reckless homicide charges by a Macon County Grand Jury.

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  • Burger King Drive-Thru Customer Arrested

    Burger King Drive-Thru Customer Arrested

    By Jessie Williams 

    A Burger King drive-thru customer was arrested last Thursday after employees reported they suspected she was under the influence. 

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  • Imaging Machine to Deter Inmates From Bringing Contraband Into Jail

    Imaging Machine to Deter Inmates From Bringing Contraband Into Jail

    By Jessie Williams

    The Macon County Jail is now one of two jails in the state of Tennessee to have implemented a state of the art imaging machine in an effort to deter inmates from bringing in illegal contraband.

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  • Officer Involved Gunfire In Westmoreland

    Officer Involved Gunfire In Westmoreland

    By Debbie Gregory

    An Owensboro, Kentucky man was taken into custody early Monday morning in Sumner County, after gunfire was exchanged between him and a Westmoreland police officer.

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  • Late Night Wreck Kills Three

    Late Night Wreck Kills Three

    By Debbie Gregory

    Emergency responders were called to the area of 6402 Highway 52 West, in Macon County, late Saturday night, February 8, to the scene of a deadly three-vehicle wreck.

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