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Crossville Police Seek Miller Mart Burglar
Crossville-Cumberland County Crime Stoppers Tuesday November 21, 2017

Authorities in Crossville are asking the public for help in identifying a masked thief who burglarized the Miller Mart on Miller Avenue early Monday morning. Surveillance video shows the crook breaking a front glass door with an iron bar. According to reports, unknown subjects shattered a front door to gain entry and heavily damaged a quarter game machine and had taken money from it. Damages and losses were estimated at over $3,000. You can see video of the suspect on the Crossville-Cumberland County Crime Stoppers Facebook page. If you have any information on this crime, or if you recognize this suspect, please call the CRIME STOPPERS 24HR TIP HOTLINE @ 931-200-1173, SUBMIT A TIP USING YOUR P3 MOBILE TIPS APP, or contact Det. Sgt. J.C. Hancock with the Crossville Police Department.


Update: NWS Now Says 3 Tornadoes Hit Middle TN
Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday November 21, 2017

After surveying storm damage, the National Weather Service now says that at least three tornadoes touched down in Middle Tennessee on Saturday night. The first tornado touched down in Davidson County. The second twister hit southern Wilson County. Both were EF-1 with winds of 100 to 105 miles per hour. The third was an EF-0 that hit Hartsville in Trousdale County.


Update: Pedestrian Struck in Crossville Results in Fatality
Submitted: Lt. Brian Eckelson, Crimestoppers Coordinator/Public Information Officer, Crossville Poli Tuesday November 21, 2017

A traffic accident in the City of Crossville just before 11 a.m. Monday resulted in the death of Crossville resident, 85 year old Vertie McNeeley, who was attempting to walk across U.S. Highway 127 / Main Street, in the area of the Cumberland County Courthouse. According to a Press Release issued by Lt. Brian Eckelson of the Crossville Police Department, witnesses report that traffic was stopped on Main Street, at the 4th Street red light. As Mr. McNeeley stepped into traffic, around the front passenger corner of a semi-truck, the truck began to move under the green light, resulting in Mr. McNeeley being struck, knocked to the ground and subsequently run over. First responders immediately began life-saving efforts and Mr. McNeeley was transported by EMS to Cumberland Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. The investigation continues, however no criminal charges are expected to result, at this time.


Knoxville Man Arrested On Burglary Charges
Cumb. Co. Sheriff Casey Cox/Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday November 21, 2017

A Knoxville man has been arrested on burglary charges after he reportedly targeted the elderly in Crossville. According to a Press Release issued by Cumberland County Sheriff Casey Cox, on October 30th, a white male was caught going into the rooms of residents at senior and assisted living facilities. When approached he gave the first name of David but no last name and stated that he worked for Team Health. The subject was asked to leave the facilities and did as he was asked. Through the investigation of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office the individual was identified as 28-year-old Mitchell Ryan Call from Knoxville TN. Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Investigators charged Mitchell with two counts Aggravated Burglary on November 07, 2017. Mitchell was arrested and booked into the Cumberland County Jail on November 14, 2017 under a $40,000.00 bond.


Pedestrian Struck By Big Rig On Main Street
Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday November 21, 2017

A pedestrian was hit by a semi-truck Monday morning (Nov. 20, 2017) in front of the Cumberland County Courthouse on Main Street. The accident occurred shortly before 11 a.m. when an adult male reportedly walked in front of a stopped semi-truck and traffic began to move. The pedestrian was struck by the truck and was found to be injured and unresponsive when officer's arrived on scene. The man was transported by EMS to Cumberland Medical Center for treatment. The extent of his injuries and the man's identity were not immediately released.


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