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Shaking Driver Issued Citation/Passenger Arrested for Meth
Peg Broadcasting News/CPD Wednesday May 4, 2016

A shaking driver was issued a citation and his passenger was arrested late Tuesday night during a routine traffic stop. According to reports, Crossville Police stopped a white GMC Yukon because the passenger was not wearing a seatbelt. The officer noticed that the driver, Jeremy Jonathan Nobles, 33, of Crossville, was shaking and Nobles admitted he was nervous because he did not have a valid drivers license. A consented search revealed that the passenger, Grover Jerome William, 22 of Crossville, had 0.3 grams of methamphetamine in his wallet. There were also issues with the vehicles registration and because Nobles could not immediately establish proof of ownership, the vehicle was towed. Nobles was issued a misdemeanor citation for driving on a suspended license. Williams was arrested for simple possession of methamphetamine and transported to the Cumberland County Justice Center.

Cumb. Co. Sheriff Casey Cox Commends Correction Officers

Cumb. Co. Sheriff Casey Cox Commends Correction Officers
Cumb. Co. Sheriff Casey Cox/Cumb. Co. Sheriff's Dept. Facebook Wednesday May 4, 2016

Cumberland County Sheriff Casey Cox has issued a statement on the Departments Facebook page commending the hard work by Cumberland Countys Correction Officers.

Sheriff Cox wrote:

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed Proclamation 5187, creating "National Correctional Officers Week." Each year, the first full week in May is recognized as National Correctional Officers Week, commemorating the contributions of correctional officers who work in jails, prisons, and community corrections across the country.
Correction Officers of the Cumberland County Sheriffs Office have a difficult and most of the time thankless job. They are hidden away inside a fortress of concrete, chain link fence, and razor wire. They are out of sight and out of mind to many, but in reality they are absolutely essential to the law enforcement and quality of life for the citizens of Cumberland County in which they proudly serve. The Correctional Officers are courageous law enforcement professionals that disrupt violent confrontations, ensure order, and serve as the voice of authority, while also ensuring the safety and welfare of the inmates. I want to personally thank and recognize the Correction Officers of the Cumberland County Sheriffs Office for their hard work and dedication. It is an honor to work hand and hand with such an awesome group of men and women that display such a high degree of Integrity, Professionalism, and Respect on a daily basis. Your service definitely does not go unnoticed. Again, thank you for your service!

Sheriff Casey Cox

Smoke Alarm Distribution Huge Success!

Smoke Alarm Distribution Huge Success!
Casey Worsham, Deputy Fire Marshal/Cumberland County Fire/Rescue Facebook Wednesday May 4, 2016

The City of Crossville and Cumberland County Fire Departments joined forces to distribute smoke detectors in the community on Saturday, April 30th 2016. The door to door campaign was held with intent to reduce the risk of home fire fatalities and to educate residents on maintaining a fire safe home. Together, the departments installed a record breaking total of 588 smoke alarms and made contact with over 700 hundred homes. Twelve fire companies with a total of 49 personnel spent the day providing the much needed lifesaving equipment to the residents of the City of Crossville and Cumberland County. A very special thank you to the State Fire Marshals Office for providing the 10-year smoke alarms and the Crossville Domino`s for providing lunch to all the members who participated. If you are in need of smoke alarms please call the Crossville Fire Department at (931)-484-7571 or the Cumberland County Fire Department at (931)-484-9119. Another smoke alarm distribution will be scheduled for the fall 2016. (Photo Courtesy Cumberland County Fire/Rescue Facebook)


$10,000 reward now offered in Morgan Co. murder case
WVLT Tuesday May 3, 2016

COALFIELD, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Friends and family are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in a murder case.

Police believe the suspect behind the murder knew about the victim's schedule and habits.

Investigators found a dead man at Allied Metal Recovery & Refining on Gouge Hollow Road on April 18. Investigators believe 71-year-old James "Pete" McCarroll was killed that morning sometime between 5:30 and 6 a.m.

McCarroll was beaten and shot. Investigators say the suspect stole several thousand dollars in cash from him at the time of the murder.

McCarroll worked at Allied Metal Recovery & Refining. He was a Vietnam War veteran and a cancer survivor. He retired from Boeing and from B&W Clinch River in Oak Ridge.

They believe McCarroll's body was found within minutes of the murder and the suspects would have been in the area.

Officials are asking for anyone with any information or observed anything out of the ordinary in this area please call 1-800-TBI-FIND, the Morgan County Sheriff's Office to the attention of Investigator Mike Wren at 423-346-6262.


CCHS Jets Baseball Summer Camp May 31 thru June 2
Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday May 3, 2016

CCHS Jets Baseball Summer Camp is May 31 thru June 2. The clinic is open to ages five to twelve and includes throwing, catching, hitting, base running and defensive skills. Cost is only twenty dollars. Call or text CCHS Head Baseball Coach Dave Prichard at


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