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With the massive development of technology in recent years, our lives have become more open and public, and in fact, it is even possible now to spy on cellphones using the so-called cell phone spy software. This does not scare many people, however, and it’s believed that this technological a…

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Following the execution of a search warrant at the residence of James Richard “Ricky” Kilgore on August 21, the Twelfth Judicial District Drug Task Force (DTF), and the Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Department (SCSD) are actively looking for Kilgore. 

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Monday, August 7

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Monday, July 10

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Tuesday, June 27

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Counterfeit prescription Health officials in Tennessee say that buying painkillers on the street is like playing Russian roulette.

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Monday, April 24

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Tuesday, February 28

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Everyone should take 5 minutes to read this. It may save your life or a loved one’s life. In daylight hours, refresh yourself of these things to do in an emergency situation. This is for you, and for you to share with your wife, your children, and everyone you know. After reading these 9 cru…

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Monday, February 20

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Police work is intrinsically reactive. A police officer is never called when things are going well. They are only called when there is a problem-usually a critical one. It is only natural that police receive the criticism that they do. After all, any occupation charged with the responsibilit…

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Last week, we covered four areas where seniors are often victims of financial scams.  This week, we will look at six more areas of concern:5. Telemarketing/phone scamsPerhaps the most common scheme is when scammers use fake telemarketing calls to prey on older people, who as a group make twi…

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Financial scams targeting seniors have become so prevalent that they’re now considered “the crime of the 21st century.” Why? Because seniors are thought to have a significant amount of money sitting in their accounts.

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Monday, December, 26

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Human trafficking, believed to be the third-largest criminal activity in the world, is a form of human slavery which must be addressed at the interagency level. 

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Monday, November 7

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Monday, October 31

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Wednesday, October 26

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The Marion County Sheriff’s Department recently participated in a health fair at Lodge Manufacturing in South Pittsburg.

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Monday, October 17th

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Halloween is upon us, and for children, it’s a time of great enjoyment, sugar rushes and general FUN! For parents, it is a hectic scene trying to keep track of their children whose only intent is to grab as many sweet delights as possible, running from house to house in a rush.

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In recent months, creepy clowns have been spotted in several southern states, including Tennessee. These clown sightings while some are legitimate; a lot are merely folks on edge or merely adding to the dramatization of this epidemic. 

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Monday, October 3rd

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Law enforcement officers in rural counties such as ours are often perceived as “Andy Griffith” types.  Some picture the Marion County jail of old, with a few old “Otis’” serving a few days for public drunkenness.  Times have changed, however, as we now have an average jail population of 140 …

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The Marion County Sheriff’s Department investigates abuse, neglect and exploitation of vulnerable individuals, 60 and older, and other people with disabilities, more often than most realize.  These individuals live in our communities and long-term care facilities, and are often targeted for …

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 On Sunday morning, authorities in Marion County arrested an Alabama man, Warren Hardy, who is suspected of shooting and killing a 72-year-old Huntsville, Alabama woman last Friday. 

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By 2030, nearly 20 percent of the population is expected to be 65 or older. Elder abuse among this population is both on the rise, and very underreported.

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