Authorities in Tennessee announced that they took three people into custody after an incident at the Fairfield Inn on November 12. On that date at about 10 a.m., police searched a room in which the three defendants were staying. The search revealed about a kilo of methamphetamine in addition to Xanax and marijuana. Authorities also said that there was about $30,000 in cash that was believed to be the result of other drug transactions.
A Tennessee man is facing a raft of felony charges after allegedly attacking a woman on the night of Nov. 11. The 23-year-old Bristol resident is accused of strangling the woman and holding a loaded handgun to her head. Reports indicate that he is being detained at the Sullivan County Jail on a bond of $250,000 and has been charged with attempted murder, methamphetamine possession with the intent to distribute, using a firearm in the commission of a felony, domestic vandalism, reckless endangerment and aggravated kidnapping.
On Oct. 30, a Tennessee man was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after he was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run accident. The incident took place in East Nashville.
If traffic safety advocates have their way, Tennessee motorists could soon be subjected to stricter drunk driving limits. Further, a new national poll shows that most Americans would welcome the change.
Family arguments can get heated, and when alcohol is thrown into the mix, people can act in an irate or an accusatory manner. Having passionate and strongly held views in an argument is not a crime, but domestic violence is. There are many ways to define domestic violence, therefore very often false accusations are made in the heat of the moment.
Earlier this year, the Drug Enforcement Administration tipped off law enforcement in Nashville about a suspicious shipment arriving on a passenger flight. A scan of a 22-year-old woman's luggage at her point of departure in October revealed what appeared to be packages of marijuana.