Two Tennessee residents are facing multiple drug charges after state and federal authorities reportedly seized over $1 million of Xanax from their Rutherford County properties. The raids took place on April 9.
A bill currently being considered by the Tennessee General Assembly would change the state's implied consent law in two significant ways. If House Bill 2450 is passed, drivers who refuse to submit to a breath or blood test would no longer face misdemeanor charges and police officers would be able to draw blood from drunk driving suspects without a warrant in certain situations.
Deputies from the Greene County Sheriff's Department arrested four people after searching an alleged meth house on Weems Chapel Road on March 28. According to their report, deputies received permission to enter the home. Once inside, law enforcement found two men and a woman hiding in the bedrooms. They were in close proximity to material that appeared to be methamphetamine as well as drug paraphernalia.
When you are accused of engaging in petty theft in Tennessee, even the smallest incident can lead to a serious charge. It is common for many people in Tennessee to believe that stealing an item of small value from a store, for example, a packet of cigarettes or a couple of cans of beer, will not lead to any major circumstances. However, this can be far from the truth.
Police in Tennessee say that three people are facing money laundering charges after $121,461 in cash was discovered on March 16 when officers with the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department searched a Lyle Lane home. The property was the residence of a 36-year-old man who had been taken into custody earlier in the day after police allegedly found $89,500 in the center console of his car. In addition to the $225,000 in currency, MNPD officers and agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are said to have also found about 8 kilograms of cocaine and a number of firearms during the searches.