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33 indicted in Big Sandy methamphetamine investigation

BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Big Sandy Police Department joined the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Drug Investigation Division in 2019 for "Operation Icebreaker" after the police department received multiple complaints about methamphetamine…

TBI identifies teen killed in Bolivar shooting

BOLIVAR, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has identified a teenager who was killed early Saturday morning in Bolivar. The TBI says Fredorikus Perry, 17, was found dead in a driveway in the 100 block of Morocco Road around…

17-year-old arrested in Hardeman Co. fatal shooting

HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. -- A teenager has been arrested in connection to the shooting death of another teen in Hardeman County Saturday morning. According to a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation news release, the incident took place shortly after 3 a.m. on…

Dyersburg woman sentenced to 12 years for meth trafficking

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A Dyersburg woman has been sentenced to federal prison on meth trafficking charges. A news release says from the District Attorney's Office says FBI agents, along with Dyersburg police, began investigating large-scale methamphetamine trafficking in Dyersburg and…

Parole officer, wife arrested on drug, weapon charges

MILAN, Tenn. -- A state probation and parole officer and his wife have been arrested on weapon and drug charges. A news release from the West Tennessee Drug Task Force says marijuana, electronic scales, and other paraphernalia were found in…

Selmer man pleads guilty to drug trafficking charges

SELMER, Tenn. -- A McNairy County man has pleaded guilty to charges related to an alleged drug trafficking conspiracy. According to the U.S. Attorney's office, 41-year-old Nickolas Atkins pleaded guilty to his alleged role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.…

Dyer Co. man sentenced to 12 years on drug charges

DYER COUNTY, Tenn. -- A Dyer County man is sentenced to more than 12 years on drug distribution charges. William Frank Perry, 49, was charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, crack cocaine, and marijuana after a 2018 investigation.…

Tennessee daycare owner sentenced in twins' drowning deaths

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The owner of a Tennessee in-home daycare was sentenced to four years of state-supervised probation in the drownings of twin 2-year-olds under her care. News outlets report Jennifer Salley pleaded guilty Wednesday to criminally negligent homicide…

Milan man sentenced for possessing firearm as felon

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A Milan man has been sentenced to federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. A news release from the U.S. District Attorney's Office says 27-year-old Michael Peoples was sentenced in early October. The…

Hornbeak man charged following TBI investigation

HORNBEAK, Tenn. -- A Hornbeak man has been accused of selling narcotics following an investigation by law enforcement. A news release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a joint investigation with the 27th Judicial District Drug Task led to…

Tennessee judge reprimanded for sexting women in his robes

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee judge has been publicly reprimanded for engaging in sexually explicit communications with a woman who formerly had a child custody matter before him and another woman whose law firm does business with the judge’s…

Law enforcement investigate homicide in Hardin County

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. -- Local law enforcement, along with the Tennessee Bureau Investigation, are investigating a homicide in Hardin County. Around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, deputies responded to a home on Oakley Road in…

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