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Group Denied Sales Permits, Several Arrests Made

By WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

TIPTON COUNTY, Tenn.- Tipton County deputies have made five arrests and denied solicitation permits for two groups going door-to-door selling magazines and books.

Officers said Eric Pate, 26, 0f Memphis, was working with Inner City Sales, when a routine background check turned up, showing he was wanted out of Memphis.

A similar check on workers permitted to sell for Midwest Circulations , ended with the arrests of Christopher Kennedy, Dakota Cavins, Tazmine Oliver, and Paul Reed, on various charges ranging from marijuana possession to a felony fugitive warrant for Cavins.

Officers are urging anyone who might have had contact with these groups to be aware of possible identity.