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Lafayette Woman Arrested With Heroin, Meth & Fentanyl

By Jessie Williams A Lafayette woman was arrested on multiple drug charges after local law enforcement discovered heroin, methamphetamine and fentanyl in her vehicle during a traffic stop. According to the Affidavit of Complaint filed by Macon County Detective Jason Sells, he was on patrol on October 20, 2022 when he witnessed a red Pontiac…

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Man Faces Counterfeit Cash & Drug Charges

By Jessie Williams   A 22-year-old Goodlettsville man faces numerous charges after attempting to pass counterfeit money at a local gas station. According to a report filed by arresting officer Patrolman Taylor Boxold, of the Lafayette Police Department, he was called to the scene of the Tiger Fuel gas station on October 7, 2022, following…

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Reckless Driver Who Disrupted Parade Arrested

The reckless driver who disrupted the MCHS homecoming parade on September 23, by speeding down the parade route and endangering countless lives, including students and teachers, has been arrested. He faces numerous charges from both the Lafayette Police Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol.  As previously reported, on Friday, September 23, the Lafayette Police Department…

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School Resource Officer Prevents Tragedy

In an act of heroism, School Resource Officer Aaron Shipley prevented a tragedy on Friday afternoon, after he used his patrol vehicle to ram the car of a reckless driver on Sycamore Street, who was speeding down the parade route heading toward Central Elementary, where students, teachers and other spectators were waiting outside to watch…

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