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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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Man Drinking Beer in School Traffic Arrested

By Jessie Williams  A 25-year-old Lafayette man was arrested last week after an officer directing school traffic, observed him drinking a beer. According to the affidavit of complaint filed by arresting officer Deputy Darrell Taylor, of the Macon County Sheriff’s Department, the incident occurred on March 12, 2023 while Taylor was directing traffic as school…

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Law Enforcement Responds to Incidents at MCJHS & RBS

By Jessie Williams  Local law enforcement responded to two separate incidents at two different Macon County schools last week, and one is still under investigation. According to Macon County Sheriff Joey Wilburn the first school related incident took pace at Macon County Junior High School on Wednesday, February 22, when a bullet was found in…

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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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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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