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Stolen Loader Parts Sold for Scrap
CCSD/Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday January 13, 2015

A Hwy 127 South man contacted the Sheriffs Department after he discovered that two young males had stolen parts from an old loader that belonged to him. Those parts, a seat and seat mount and the loader joystick control instrument panel, were sold for scrap metal at a local business for almost $40. That business has helped authorities identify at least one suspect and the investigation is ongoing.

 


Baseball and Comic Book Collection Worth Thousands Stolen From P.O.W. Camp Road
CCSD/Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday January 13, 2015

A baseball and comic book collection worth thousands of dollars has been reported stolen from a location on P.O.W. Camp Road. According to reports from the Cumberland County Sheriffs Department, the victim also said a mounted deer head valued at $300 had been taken. The victim said he located the deer head and the man who had it offered to sell it back to him. Loss was estimated at $3,300 and the investigation continues.

 


Violin, Musical Equipment and Name Brand Shoes Stolen From Lee Drive Home
CCSD/Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday January 13, 2015

A resident of Lee Drive reports the theft of a violin, musical equipment and several pairs of name brand shoes. According to reports from the Cumberland County Sheriffs Department a black electric violin in a black case was taken along with a black 300 watt amp and a 15 inch Rockford Fosgate subwoofer. Also stolen were several pairs of size 10 1/5 and 11 name brand shoes, a gold NRA coin and a brown Fox Racing backpack. Value of the stolen goods was estimated at more than $1,200 and a possible suspect has been named in the case.

 
Oak Ridge Fire Department captain hurt fighting fire


Oak Ridge Fire Department captain hurt fighting fire
WVLT/Peg Broadcasting News Monday January 12, 2015

The Oak Ridge Fire Department says a captain was injured when a hose snapped back, hitting him in the face while fighting a fire in Claxton Sunday morning. The department has not released names with the incident. According to Local 8 Now, its believed that a pressure surge in the water supply caused the Captain to lose his grip on a hose line that he and his firefighter were operating in the front yard of the residence. The nozzle on the line came back and struck the Captain in the face causing multiple fractures. The Oak Ridge Fire Department says the captain had on all of his protective equipment, but the nozzle hit below the bottom of his helmet. The captain, who underwent three hours of surgery, has been released from the hospital but will likely not return to work for several months. (Photo Courtesy WVLT)

 
Elderly woman dies in Harriman house fire


Elderly woman dies in Harriman house fire
WVLT/Peg Broadcasting News Monday January 12, 2015

An elderly woman died in a Harriman house fire Monday afternoon. The state fire marshal's office is helping police and fire fighters investigate. Local 8 Now reports the fire started around 1 p.m. Monday. Police Chief Randy Heidle says the woman inside was the only person home at the time. Heidle says the woman used a walker and was disabled. Heidle says her body was found in a hallway leading to the back door so she may have been trying to get out. As of now, the fire appears to be accidental. The investigation will continue Tuesday. (Photo Courtesy WVLT)

 

 
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