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A routine traffic stop for speeding on West Avenuein Crossville Sunday night led to weapon and drug charges. City Police stopped a vehicle driven by 32 year old Kristi Martin of Crossville. Following a consented search of the vehicle, police report finding a loaded 9mm pistol, three 9mm pistol magazines, a baggie of methamphetamine, digital scales, syringes and drug paraphernalia. Martin was charged with simple possession of a Schedule 6 drug. Passenger 42 year-old Victor Paul Bradley of Monterey, TN was charged with Manufacture, Sell, and Delivery of Schedule 2 Narcotics, illegal possession of drug paraphernalia and illegal possession of a weapon.
Tennessee men's basketball All-American guard A.W. Davis passed away Tuesday at the age of 71. Nicknamed “The Rutledge Rifle” and “The Man with the Golden Arm”, Davis played for the Vols from 1962 to 1965 and ushered in the Ray Mears coaching era. Davis captained the Vols to a 20-5 record and a second-place finish in the SEC as a senior and was named team MVP. He was drafted by Los Angeles in the fifth round of the NBA Draft. After his playing days, he returned to Tennessee and spent six seasons as an assistant coach on Mears' staff. He played a role in the Vols' run to the 1972 SEC championship. He continued his coaching career at Walters State and was named the Tennessee Junior College Coach of the Year after his first season there in 1975-76. Davis maintained his ties with the Tennessee program after wrapping up his coaching career and entering the private business sector. He joined John Ward on the Tennessee basketball broadcasts as an analyst from 1979 to 1982. He entered the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame in 1984 and the Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame in 1988. Davis also was a member of the Tennessee Basketball All-Century Team.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a roadside safety checkpoint on Hwy. 127 in Cumberland County on Friday, September 26, 2014 starting at 8:00 p.m. Troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated in violation of the driver license laws of Tennessee.
A former Crossville lawyer charged with arson is due back in court in next month. Anthony Turner is charged in the May blaze that completely destroyed a Little Cove Road residence. He was indicted by the grand jury earlier this month. The Circuit Court Clerk’s office says Turner’s case has been continued to October 3rd , 2014 in Cumberland County. Turner remains in the Cumberland County Justice Center in lieu of a $175,000 bond.
Protect your sensitive documents from identity thieves at no cost. The City of Crossville will have a Free Shred Day on Thursday, September 25, 2014 in the parking lot of Turner Complex at Centennial Park. A commercial shredder will be available to the public from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. First come, first serve until the truck is full.