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If you are missing tools similar to the ones noted in the photographs in other posts, and have made a report to police, the Crossville Police Department will be conducting a "Showing" for identification and return of stolen tools. We will be bringing these stolen tool items to the Cumberland County Community Complex and will be displaying them for possible identification and return. The dates of the showing will be:
MONDAY 6/22/2015 FROM 12P TO 6P
TUESDAY 6/23/2015 FROM 9A TO 2P
The tools will be located at the Cumberland County Community complex and anyone wishing to show up to identify stolen tools will need to have a copy of your police report in hand. Also, to speed up the process, please review the list of tools and the photographs thoroughly. There are quite a few tools, but everything that was recovered is listed. If you don't see what you are missing on the list, then it wasn't recovered at this time. Please call the Crossville Police Department with any questions or for more information at 931-484-7231.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol recently graduated 45 new state troopers. They earned their badges in a special ceremony that was held last week at the War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville. The troopers took their oaths of office after completing 20 weeks of intense physical and classroom training at the THP Training Center. Forty-six percent of the graduating class had previous law enforcement experience, and 31 percent are veterans. The troopers will now participate in a maximum of 10 weeks of field training. (Photo Courtesy WVLT)
A semi driver from Tennessee faces a felony charge of driving while fatigued following a 12-vehicle crash on Interstate 55 in suburban Chicago. According to the Associated Press and Local 8 Now, Illinois State Police officials say 52-year-old Mark Tipton of Crossville, Tennessee, will appear in bond court Sunday. Five people were taken to hospitals after the pre-dawn crash Friday. Another nine people were treated at the scene. None of the injuries was considered life-threatening. Investigators say Tipton failed to stop, causing a pileup collision on a section of roadway where two northbound lanes were closed for construction. The ISP says Tipton reported he fell asleep just before the crash and he did not attempt to stop. Authorities say Tipton faces other charges including violating truck driving rules and making a false report.
Due to the weather, today's Christmas on the Mountain charity motorcycle ride has been postponed. A new ride date will be announced soon.
Browntown Rd. is now open, it will be closed again Saturday 6-20-15 for FEMA team to remove debris. Closure will begin approx. 7:00am. Tomorrow should be the last day for it to be closed for clean up of the road up. It will be closed from Frazier Rd. to Red Rd. Everyone else will be routed around Frazier Rd. to 70W or will have to turn around at Red Rd. @ Browntown Rd. Residents only permitted thru barricades.