• BCSO warns of scammers known as the Irish Travellers

    Irish Travellers

    The BCSO Criminal Investigations Division warn the Bradley County community and surrounding areas of a group known as the “Irish Travellers” who have a history of targeting elderly and vulnerable people in order to financially exploit them. More often than not, it has been reported that this group of perpetrators use aggressive and demanding sales […]

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  • Suspected catalytic converter thieves arrested

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    BRADLEY COUNTY, Ga – Law enforcement apprehended two suspected thieves that were walking along Interstate 75 following a catalytic converter theft on Frontage Road. On May 9 of 2021, Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers stopped Thomas Barnhill and Travis Howard. The pair were walking along I-75 near mile marker 27. Upon stopping the two pedestrians, troopers […]

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  • 847,430 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Tennessee 822,733 recovered

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    In an effort to keep our readers, up to date with the latest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Tenn., Fetch Your News will continually be updating this article with the most recent updates from the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH). As of April 30, 2021, TDH reported 847,430 cases statewide, 9,793 deaths, and 822,733 […]

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  • Man arrested on burglary and theft charges

    On April 12th, 2021 at approximately 4:45 a.m., BCSO deputies responded to a prowler call in the Red Hill Valley Road area. Responding patrol deputies quickly located and detained a suspect, 30-year-old Perry Dale Walker. Numerous investigators responded to the scene and began a further investigation. Walker was found to have been involved in a […]

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  • Gov. Lee Sets Expectation of Student-Centered Investments from Federal Education Funds

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn and members of the General Assembly urged school districts to ensure federal education funding goes directly toward student achievement. Tennessee has received nearly $4.5 billion in federal COVID-19 relief stimulus funding allocated specifically for K-12 education. “By using these funds wisely and returning to […]

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  • Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday, March 14

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    Daylight Savings Time begins this Sunday, March 14th at 2 a.m. Be sure to set your clocks ahead one hour before going to bed Saturday evening (Spring Forward), and remember to check the batteries in your home smoke detectors. A bill for Georgia to stay in Daylight Savings Time Recently passed by House with a […]

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  • 4 adults and 2 juveniles in custody after taped fight

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    CLEVELAND, Tn. (February 24, 2021) —  The video taped fight took place on Sunday evening along Puente Drive: All adult and juvenile suspects involved in the assault are now in custody. The four adults are: Alexus Silva, Jared Gruver, Delilah Leon, and Timothy Morgan, who have all been charged with Riot. Timothy Morgan, as well […]

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  • Deputies recover 2,000 grams of meth during traffic stop

    BRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn. – Deputies with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office recover approximately 2,000 grams of suspected methamphetamines during a traffic stop on Lead Mine Valley Road in Cleveland, Tenn. At approximately 1:00 p.m. on February 3, a deputy on patrol in the area received reports of a vehicle that had been seen crossing the […]

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  • North Carolina man arrested on multiple charges

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    Ben Ostiguy of Concord, N.C. has been taken into custody by Bradley County sheriff’s deputies on charges related to a recent burglary. On Tuesday, October 27, a patrol deputy from the 200 shift responded to a reported burglary at a Bradley County residence, finding that many items including firearms and collectable coins had been stolen. […]

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  • Three arrested after stealing from local ball field

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    BRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn. – Three men have been taken into custody by Bradley County deputies on charges of Burglary and Theft Under $1,000 for breaking into and stealing from the facilities at a local ball field. On September 9, BCSO deputies and detectives responded to the Industrial Ball Fields on Urbane Road in reference to […]

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  • Bradley County man faces charges after burglarizing jewelry store

    Reggie Wellington has been taken into custody on charges of Burglary and Theft Over $2500 for burglarizing a local jewelry store. On September 27, Bradley County deputies arrived at the Gold and Silver Exchanged located on APD 40 in response to reports of a burglary. After an intensive investigation by detectives from the BCSO Property […]

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  • Gov. Lee and FSAG actions protected Tennessee jobs

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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. –Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group (FSAG) proactively invested Coronavirus Relief Fund dollars into the state’s unemployment trust fund, protecting employees and businesses across the state. Based on newly-released projections from the University of Tennessee’s Boyd Center, the tax premiums paid by the state’s employers would have increased by at […]

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  • Bradley County Jail receives certification from Tennessee Corrections Institute

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    Following an unannounced inspection by the Tennessee Corrections Institute and an inspection by the United States Marshall Service, the Bradley County Jail has received positive results with zero deficiencies found from both inspecting agencies, including an official certification from the TCI Board of Control. On the state government level, the Tennessee Corrections Institute’s jail inspection […]

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  • Bradley county woman arrested for exploitation of elderly citizen

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    BRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn – Bradley County Sheriff’s Office deputies have taken Dawn Michelle Hyde into custody on charges of Aggravated Burglary, Financial Exploitation of an Elderly Adult, Theft Under $1000 and Fraudulent Use of a Debit Card. Results of an investigation conducted by BCSO detectives led to these charges after Hyde’s actions were reported. Through […]

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  • TBI releases findings into inmate’s death

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    BRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn – Following the death of federal inmate Joseph Dewhurst at the Bradley County Jail on July 22 of 2020, Sheriff Steve Lawson requested for an investigation to be conducted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. The preliminary autopsy results released by the TBI show that the cause of death is consistent with […]

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  • Deputies charge Bradley County male with attempted murder

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    BRADLEY COUNTY, TN – Bradley County officers arrested a male suspect on charges of attempted murder on the evening of July 20. Javonte McKnight has been taken into custody on charges of Attempted First Degree Murder and Misdemeanor Violation of Probation after shooting a male victim in Bradley County multiple times. After being shot, the […]

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