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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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Mattress Dumper Found With Meth & Fentanyl

By Jessie Williams  A man caught dumping a mattress on the side of the road, was arrested last week for criminal littering and a variety of drugs charges.  According to the affidavit of complaint, filed by Detective Jason Sells of the Macon County Sheriff’s Department, the officer witnessed a GMC Envoy sitting in the middle…

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Over 60 Grams of Meth, 125 Grams of Marijuana Seized!

The streets of Macon and DeKalb Counties are a little cleaner after a traffic stop in RBS. Chief James Killmon reports that in the early afternoon on Tuesday, April 4th, a Red Boiling Springs Police Lieutenant observed a vehicle on Lafayette Road. The Officer observed the driver of the vehicle was not wearing a seat…

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Lafayette Man Charged with Second Degree Murder

By Jessie Williams  A Lafayette man was charged with second degree murder last week for his involvement in the December 2022 overdose death of Austin Carver. According to the affidavit of complaint filed by Detective Jacob McClard of the Macon County Sheriffs Department, officers executed two search warrants at the Jack Porter Rd. residence of…

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Traffic Stop: Drug & Weapon Charges For Two

By Jessie Williams  Two individuals were arrested last week following a traffic stop that led to drug and weapon charges. According to the affidavit of complaints filed by Deputy Clinton Friar, of the Macon County Sheriffs Department, he was patrolling on Highway 52 on January 31, 2023, when he observed a silver Jeep Cherokee with…

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Hotel Room Search Warrant; Two Arrested

By Jessie Williams  Two individuals were arrested after local enforcement served a search warrant on a room at the Hearthstone Inn last week.  According to the affidavit of complaint filed by Detective Josh Meador of the Macon County Sheriff’s Department, the search warrant was served on the room on January 20, 2023. Located inside were…

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Man Attempting to Steal From Store Found With Meth

By Jessie Williams  A 32-year-old Lafayette man was arrested on drug charges after attempting to steal items from Walmart last week.  According to an affadavit of complaint filed by Lafayette Police Department Officer Justin Bergforff, he arrived at the Lafayette Walmart Supercenter on January 5, 2023 after being dispatched for a separate incident involving trespassing.…

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Reckless Driver Faces Drug Charges

By Jessie Williams  A 36-year-old Kentucky man faces multiple charges after driving his motorcycle recklessly and attempting to evade officers.  According to an affidavit of complaint filed by arresting officer Jason Vinson, the deputy was dispatched to Powell Road on December 7, 2022 following reports of a motorcycle traveling up and down the road, revving…

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Officer Witnesses Drug Deal, RBS Man Arrested

By Jessie Williams A Red Boiling Springs man was arrested last week after police witnessed a suspected drug deal take place. According to the affidavit of complaint filed by Deputy Patrick Berry of the Macon County Sheriff’s Department, he was watching RBS Market on November 4, 2022, when he witnessed what he believed to be…

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