After a significant increase in car thefts in Wilson County in 2017, a majority of which were later used for further crime, Wilson County sheriff’s deputies and Mt. Juliet police are urging residents to lock their car and secure their valuables.
Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash announced the city and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce have declared March 29 as Officer Joe Bowen Day in Lebanon.
Editor’s Note: The following are suspects booked into the Wilson County Jail during the specified time frame. All persons charged are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
The jury trial for Keenan K. Harris, 25, of Mt. Juliet, will begin Wednesday at 9 a.m. in Wilson County criminal court Judge Brody Kane’s courtroom.
Georgie Ray Carver, 41, of Lebanon, was charged with public drunkenness.
John Anthony Cleaver, 40, of Lebanon, was charged with domestic assault.
An ongoing investigation into the distribution of cocaine in the Middle Tennessee area resulted in the arrest of three people and the seizure of 8 kilograms of cocaine, two guns and more than $225,000.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents investigated three officer-involved shootings that happened Friday throughout the state.
Khari Milak Whitehead, 26, of Antioch, was charged Friday in a criminal complaint with making a false statement in connection with the attempted purchase of a gun.
Christopher Jeremiah “C.J.” Armour, 30, of Moscow, was the sixth person arrested in connection with a 2016 double homicide in Hardeman County.
Smoke clouded the air in the neighborhood around W Lester Ave on Saturday afternoon as emergency crews worked to put out a house fire.
Emergency crews had to cut one person out of a car Friday morning after a three-vehicle wreck on Highway 109 at Leeville Road.
Gregory Koller, 61, of McMinnville, was charged in connection to a homicide earlier this week after a joint investigation.
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Updated Mar 16, 2018 at 10:15 AM