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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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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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Meth, Fentanyl, Marijuana, Guns & Pills Seized During Search

By Jessie Williams  A 38-year-old Westmoreland man was arrested last week after law enforcement discovered approximately 482 grams of methamphetamine, 141 grams of marijuana, six guns and other various narcotics during a search of his Howell Rd. residence.  According to the affidavit of complaint filed by Detective Jacob McClard of the Macon County Sheriff’s Department,…

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Mother Faces Drug, Child Endangerment Charges

By Jessie Williams A 34-year-old Lafayette mother was arrested on drug and chid endangerment charges last week following a traffic stop on Hwy 52 Bypass E. According to the affidavit of complaint filed by Macon County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Patrick Berry, he conducted a traffic stop on July 8, 2023 after observing a silver Ford…

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Warrants Executed, Meth & Fentanyl Found

By Jessie Williams  A 61-year-old Pleasant Shade man was arrested last week after local law enforcement discovered methamphetamine and fentanyl inside his home. According to the affidavit of complaint filed by Macon County Sheriff’s Department Detective Byron Butcher, a search warrant, along with a parole warrant, were executed on June 20, 2023 at the Wilmore…

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Four Arrested on Drug Charges in RBS

By Jessie Williams  Four subjects were arrested on numerous drug charges Wednesday, May 24, following the search of a vehicle and a residence in Red Boiling Springs. According to the affidavit of complaints, Detective Danny Meador, of the Macon County Sheriff’s Department, was on patrol when he got behind a red, Chevy pickup truck pulling…

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