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Thieves Go On Spending Spree With Stolen Credit Cards
Peg Broadcasting News Thursday October 16, 2014

Thieves went on a spending spree after breaking into a Yellow Dog Drive home over the weekend. The victim told the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department that he returned home on Sunday to find the door standing open and pry marks on the door frame. Three credit cards were taken from the home. The victim called his credit card company and found that the cards were being used at the Harriman Food City, The Harriman Walmart and Rockwood Walmart. Also missing from the home were Xbox Games, and I Phone and $40 cash. Authorities are investigating the burglary.

 


City Sales Tax Revenue Largest Ever
Peg Broadcasting News Thursday October 16, 2014

Sales tax revenue for the City of Crossville is outpacing previous fiscal years. The City Manager reports that for the first three months of the current fiscal, sales tax revenue is the largest ever recorded. Revenue from sales tax for the year 2014-15 is at $1.82 million dollars. Proceeds from the wholesale beer tax are trailing last year’s collections by just over $1600.

 


Traffic Ticket Scam
Peg Broadcasting News Thursday October 16, 2014

A resident of Pugh Cemetery road told police that a man called him on Saturday and identified himself as “Bill” and told the victim that he had unpaid parking tickets that needed to be paid right away. The victim realized it was a scam and hung up. However, his caller I.D. showed the call came from a local telephone number and Cumberland County authorities are investigating.

 


Three arrested after Sheriff Deputies receive reckless driving report
Peg Broadcasting News Thursday October 16, 2014

Three Crossville men face various drug charges after Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to Plateau Road in response to reports of a reckless driver. Deputies caught up with the suspect vehicle at the Sunoco gas station and detected a strong odor of marijuana. Deputies also discovered drug paraphernalia, Oxycodone and a substance believed to be methamphetamine. 19 year old Alan David Harris was charged with possession of a controlled substance for resale, manufacture, delivery and sale of a controlled substance and simple possession. 2 passengers in the vehicle, 19 year old Jodie Camrin Wright and 29 year old Michael Jeffrey Hayes were charged with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and simple possession.

 


City Council Approves Employee Health Insurance Bid
Peg Broadcasting News Thursday October 16, 2014

The Crossville City Council, in regular session on Tuesday approved bids for employee health insurance. The Council approved the bid of Blue Cross Blue Shield with a 9 percent increase in premiums, also approved, the 1st reading, an ordinance increasing the fees for violation of handicapped parking. The ordinance must pass 2 more readings before fines are increased to the State maximum of $200. Street closures for the SMHS Panther Dash on November 8th and the First United Methodist Church SpiritFest on October 31st were appoved. Council granted a 120 extension to Project Enterprise for an option for property on Interchange Drive. Council had previously approved a 60 day option for Project Enterprise to purchase just over 18 acres.

 

 
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