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Campbell jury convicts man on child rape charges

A Campbell County jury convicted a Jacksboro man four counts of rape of a child after a two-day trial earlier this month, according to a press release from 8th Judicial District Attorney General Jared Effler’s Office. Marty Lynn Ray of Jacksboro was charged in November of 2016 on a 33-count …

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Harriman PD Chief Pacifico steps down, Humphrey to succeed him

The Harriman Police Department is under new leadership following thjis weekend’s resignation by Chief Derk Pacifico. Effective Sunday, April 22, Chief Derek Pacifico announced his resignation from the department Saturday in a letter he posted to Facebook. “It has been my sincere honor and privilege to be your Chief of …

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TBI reports slight uptick in crime reports in 2017

(TBI news release)  Friday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) released its 2017 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ report, revealing a slight overall increase in reported instances of crime in the most recent reporting year. The annual study compiles data reported from each law enforcement agency in the state through the Tennessee …

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Anderson part of latest round of PEP

(TNECD release) Thursday, the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) announced the counties chosen to participate in the latest round of the Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program (PEP). The counties selected in this round of PEP include Anderson, Benton, Cheatham, Hardin, Henry, Marshall and Washington. Started in 2015, …

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