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RBS Woman Charged After Providing False Alibi

By Jessie Williams A Red Boiling Springs woman is accused of providing a false alibi to law enforcement in order to help a man avoid arrest.  According to the affidavit of complaint, 32-year-old Amber Elizabeth Henderson had knowledge that Ron Kendrick, also of Red Boiling Springs, had broken into Christine’s Kitchen and stolen a safe…

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Drug & Child Abuse Charges for Three

By Jessie Williams Lafayette police officers arrested three individuals on drug and child abuse charges last week following a traffic stop. According to the affidavit of complaint, Officer Zachary Hanson initiated the traffic stop on Scottsville Rd. after observing a black car driving the wrong way on the Lafayette Public Square.  The driver, 24-year-old Kameron…

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Over 48 Grams of Meth Found in Hotel Room

By Jessie Williams Two men were arrested last week after local law enforcement discovered approximately 48.7 grams of methamphetamine in their hotel room. According to a report by Lafayette Police Department Sergeant Aaron Colter, he observed a black Dodge Durango with a missing bumper traveling on Highway 52 East and initiated a traffic stop at…

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Probation Search Leads to Long List of Drug Charges

By Jessie Williams  A 48-year-old Red Boiling Springs man is facing a long list of drug charges following a probation search at his Whitcher Hollow Rd. apartment. According to a report filed by Sergeant Clint Friar of the Macon County Sheriff’s Department, he arrived at 130 Whitcher Hollow Rd. around 10:30 pm on January 12,…

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Meth & Fentanyl Found Under Hood of Vehicle

By Jessie Williams A container was found under the hood of a 47-year-old Westmoreland man’s vehicle, containing methamphetamine and fentanyl, during a routine traffic stop last week. According to the affidavit of complaint filed by Macon County Detective Jason Sells, he was on patrol on January 11, 2024, when he observed a white Cadillac Escalade…

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More Child Abuse Charges Filed Against Stepfather

By Jessie Williams  A 27-year-old stepfather charged with child abuse last month, now faces four additional charges of child abuse under Haley’s Law.  William Arizona Vannasdale, who was investigated after his 6-year-old step-son came to school with a black eye, was originally arrested in early December for child abuse and neglect. Further investigation by local…

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Two Arrested for Patronizing Prostitution & Solicitation of Minor

By Jessie Williams  Two men were arrested last week for offering money for sex, to an undercover posing as a 14-year-old girl.  The first arrest involved 32-year-old Ricardo Ramon Moctezuma, of Celina, TN.  According to a report filed by Red Boiling Springs Chief of Police Joseph Woodard, Moctezuma messaged an undercover Facebook account, speaking with…

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Intoxicated Man Arrested with Over 21 Grams of Fentanyl

By Jessie Williams  A 19-year-old Lafayette man, who was under the influence, was arrested last week after approaching a woman leaving for work and asking if she was his Uber driver.  According to the affidavit of complaint filed by Sergeant Logan Swindle of the Macon County Sheriff’s Department, he was dispatched to a residence on…

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Couple Charged with Child Abuse & Neglect

By Jessie Williams A Lafayette couple is being charged with child abuse following an investigation into a 6-year-old who came to school with a black eye.  According to reports filed by Detective Robert Jacoby of the Macon County Sheriff’s Department, he received a Department of Children’s Services referral on December 7, 2023, regarding a 6-year-old…

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