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CCSO SWAT executes warrant Tuesday

Tuesday morning, the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department SWAT team executed a narcotics search warrant at the home of 59-year-old Danny Lee “Cracker” Blankenship on Highway 297.  The search warrant stemmed from an investigation into the alleged sale of suboxone. While officers did not make any arrests on Tuesday, investigators will …

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Francisco-Eduardo in ICE custody

The Oak Ridge man accused of criminally negligent homicide in connection to a fatal traffic accident on Chapman Highway on Saturday December 29th has been transferred to the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials. 44-year-old Franco Cambrany Francisco-Eduardo was released from the Knox County Jail on Monday after …

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Three arrested (so far) in teen’s disappearance

Wartburg Police say that three people have been arrested in connection to the disappearance of a 14-year-old girl last month. Bridgett Gordon was reported missing in early December, but was finally found in Dyersburg on New Year’s Eve after an investigation and search that involved not only the FBI and …

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More blasting Thursday at bridge replacement project

Monday, Clinch Avenue was closed temporarily between Carden Farm Drive and South Seivers Blvd. while blasting operations were conducted on the south end of the Lewallen Bridge replacement project. Officials coordinated emergency access for police, fire, and EMS. 77 holes were fired adjacent to the street on Monday, according to …

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