On June 4, it was reported that Tennessee authorities arrested five people who were accused of being involved in a large drug operation. The actual raids occurred on May 30 at two different locations, one of which was for a residence in Goodlettsville while the second was for a residence on Braxton Park Lane in Nashville.
People in Tennessee who follow NFL news might be interested in learning that Reuben Foster, the 24-year-old linebacker who was charged with felony domestic violence in February, has been cleared of the charges against him. According to news sources, Foster's ex-girlfriend admitted that she lied to the police when she accused Foster of hitting her.
A married couple who allegedly cultivated a pot farm in Tennessee were indicted on federal drug manufacturing and drug trafficking charges in mid-May. The 58-year-old man and the 56-year-old woman had been previously featured on the TV show 'Weed County,' which aired back in 2013.
People in Tennessee may worry about running into a drunk driver when they get behind the wheel and take to the roads. The face of drunk driving can be prominent and unexpected; for example, the 26-year-old celebrity rapper Mac Miller was arrested in May on drunk driving charges. The performer was arrested for driving under the influence and hit and run after he allegedly ran his Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon into a utility pole in California's San Fernando Valley.
The pressure for teenagers and young people to keep up with the latest fashions can be very strong. With the rise of social media influence, many young people feel the immense need to have the latest trends and designer styles, even when they only have a small allowance with which to pay for it.
According to law enforcement authorities with the Blount County Sheriff's Office, a man was arrested for DUI two nights in a row. The incidents happened on May 8 and May 9.
Four men were taken into custody on drug charges on May 1. Officers from the police department in Martin assisted Weakley County sheriff's deputies in the operation.