A federal grand jury in Chattanooga has returned a 9-count indictment, charging 12 people with conspiracy to manufacture and distribute 280 grams or more of cocaine base (“crack”), and/or 5 kilograms or more of cocaine. Charged were Timothy Wade Sawyer, 45, of Chattanooga; Carol Chalk, 45, of Chattanooga; Eric Crockett, 37, of Ooltewah; Jackie M. Sawyer, 43, of Chattanooga; James McClendon, 47, of Chattanooga; Brandon Harris, 24, of Chattanooga; ... (click for more)
Senator Lamar Alexander said Wednesday he was stunned after being told by law enforcement officers that his chief of staff was being investigated on charges of child pornography. He said Ryan Loskarn has been placed on administrative leave. Senator Alexander said, “I was just informed ... (click for more)
Clerk and Master Lee Akers announced Tuesday that he will be retiring in early September. Mr. Akers has served in the post since 1996. The two chancellors make the appointment for the office that serves Chancery Court. Current Chancellors are Frank Brown and Jeff Atherton. Mr. Akers ... (click for more)
December 11, 2013
Two burglary suspects were arrested Tuesday after a vehicle chase and then a crash. Edward Lee Moore, 25, of 2715 N. Chamberlain Ave., and Deonta Lebron Ford, 20, of 41 Scruggs St., were taken ... (click for more)
Crime Stoppers and the Chattanooga Police Department are seeking information on the identification of some shoplifters at the Eastgate Mall Walmart. A man and woman were observed by store ... (click for more)
Arrests have been made in connection with a stolen car with some machetes and hunting knives inside the vehicle outside Northgate Mall. In the incident on Sunday, an off-duty police officer ... (click for more)
Should the Veterans Administration be eliminated and service personnel be treated under Medicare?