Macon County Chronicle

  • Probation Search: Drugs & Guns Found

    Probation Search: Drugs & Guns Found

    By Jessie Williams

    A 57-year-old Lafayette man was arrested Thursday, April 12, after authorities discovered drugs and guns inside a Spring Hill Road residence during a search.

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  • Early Voting in Full Swing for County Primary & Lafayette City Election

    Early Voting in Full Swing for County Primary & Lafayette City Election

    By Jessie Williams

    Early voting is in full swing for the May 1, 2018 Macon County Primary and Lafayette City Election. 

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  • Sheriff's Dept. & DEA Team Up for Nat'l Drug Take Back Initiative, April 28

    Sheriff's Dept. & DEA Team Up for Nat'l Drug Take Back Initiative, April 28

    The Macon County Sheriffs Department would like to invite residents to participate in the DEA’s National Drug Take-Back Initiative on Saturday, April 28.

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  • Pistols Taken in R Tac Break-In

    Pistols Taken in R Tac Break-In

    By Debbie Gregory

    Fifteen pistols were reportedly taken from R Tac, located at 209 Public Square, when the business was broken into during the early morning hours of Tuesday, April 3.

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  • Two Arrested: Drugs & Guns Seized

    Two Arrested: Drugs & Guns Seized

    By Jessie Williams

    Two suspects are behind bars after a traffic stop led authorities to multiple weapons, various drugs and 2.6 grams of meth earlier this month.

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  • Lafayette Man Arrested: Drug, Weapon Charges

    Lafayette Man Arrested: Drug, Weapon Charges

    By Jessie Williams

    A Lafayette man is being held without bond after a routine traffic stop led to his arrest.

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  • 31 Grams of Meth, 8 Grams of Marijuana

    31 Grams of Meth, 8 Grams of Marijuana

    By Jessie Williams

    A traffic stop in western Macon County led to two arrests and the discovery of 31.17 grams of crystallized meth and 7.97 grams of marijuana on Thursday, March 29. 

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  • Deputies Assaulted After Traffic Stop

    Deputies Assaulted After Traffic Stop

    By Debbie Gregory

    A 29-year old Hartsville man faces multiple charges after assaulting two Macon County Sheriffs Department deputies, following a traffic stop over the weekend on Akersville Road.

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  • TTCC Employee Arrested for Sex With Inmate

    TTCC Employee Arrested for Sex With Inmate

    By Jessie Williams

    An administrative clerk at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) has been charged with having sexual contact with an inmate.

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  • LPD Officer Jake Jordan Laid to Rest

    LPD Officer Jake Jordan Laid to Rest

    By Jessie Williams

    Thirty-four-year-old Lafayette Police Department Patrolman Jacob Jordan was laid to rest in Eulia Cemetery last Saturday, March 31.

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