Part of the stated mission of Chattanoogan.com is to deliver local news across a wide spectrum, including Chattanooga-related sports, weather, business and music news. The publication includes regular Hamilton County arrest reports.
A couple of well-known figures recently made headlines after their arrests in our state. In separate cases, University of Tennessee defensive lineman Darel Middleton and Mikaela Spielberg (director Steven Spielberg’s daughter) have both been charged with domestic assault.
If you drive northeast of Chattanooga for about an hour, you will find yourself in Etowah. The McMinn County town of about 3.500 residents has a small police force that is now without its chief. According to news reports, the Etowah chief of police was fired after he was charged with assault by domestic violence.
If you drive about 130 miles northwest of Chattanooga, you will find yourself in Wilson County. A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper who lives there with his wife was recently arrested on a charge of aggravated domestic assault.
According to news reports, a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper has quit his law enforcement position after his recent arrest. The former officer was charged with domestic assault and aggravated assault after an incident at his home.
When Chattanooga police officers are called to a house or apartment where there’s been a domestic dispute between boyfriend and girlfriend, or husband and wife, and there is evidence of an assault, they must make an arrest – even when both people say that they don’t want the other arrested.
Football fans at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga are undoubtedly eager to see the Volunteers take on the underdog Georgia State Panthers in this weekend’s 2019 season opener. While the Vols are certainly favorites in the game, the visitors’ chances got a boost when coach Jeremy Pruitt recently announced that starting cornerback Bryce Thompson has been suspended indefinitely.
When Chattanooga TV news reports on local arrests, they often do little more than echo what they have been told by law enforcement. We recently saw a welcome departure from one-sided approach in a report by a station about 150 miles west of Chattanooga.
It is not uncommon to hear or read accounts of domestic disturbances in Chattanooga news media. We read a recent Hamilton County arrest report that listed multiple arrests for domestic violence by both men and women.
Financial abuse is one of many tactics used by an individual in an effort to control his or her spouse or partner. There are many different forms of financial abuse such as not allowing a victim to benefit from an asset or to obtain information about the family finances.