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Tag: Dunlap Police Department

Drug Bust at a Residence in the City of Dunlap

On April 3, around 1:20 PM, officers with the Dunlap Police Department, TBI Investigation Drug Investigation Unit, with the assistance of the DEA, Tennessee Dangerous Drug Task Force, and the Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a residence in the City of Dunlap. Officers located during the search of the home approximately …

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Large Wildlife Fire Under Control

On Saturday, Tennessee Forestry Fire crews responded to a large wildfire on the side of Signal Mountain above Kell Loop. As many as four dozers were deployed along with a helicopter for water drops. Dunlap Fire ported to the scene for structural protection and assistance with helicopter water pickup. The fire was near the Kell …

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Several Citations Issued During School Bus Blitz in Sequatchie County

On March 1, 2024, the Dunlap Police Department, Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office, and Tennessee Highway Patrol held their School Bus Blitz event. Officers were placed on random Sequatchie County school buses during regular bus routes to observe driver violations while other officers followed, issuing citations. Several citations were issued during this event. TCA 55-8-151 states …

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Dunlap Police and Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Department Conducting School Bus Blitz

The Dunlap Police Department and the Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office have received numerous complaints about drivers not stopping for school bus stop signs. IT’S NOT JUST A STOP SIGN, IT’S A CHILD’S LIFE! Due to the overwhelming number of complaints, the police department and the sheriff’s office will conduct another “School Bus Blitz” soon. The …

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Drug Bust in Dunlap

On Tuesday, February 6, officers with the Dunlap Police Department conducted a traffic stop on Tyler A. Shell of Dunlap for driving on a revoked driver’s license. As officers were speaking to Shell, they observed in plain view drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. Dunlap officers placed Shell into custody. Upon search of the vehicle, officers …

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Charges Filed after Sunday Incident at Erlanger-Sequatchie Medical Facility

On Sunday, February 4, 2024, at the Erlanger-Sequatchie medical facility, an inmate grabbed a correction officer’s firearm, and a struggle ensued, involving a discharge of the firearm. The inmate has now been charged. An off-duty deputy from a neighboring county assisted the correction officer in securing the inmate. There were minor injuries to those involved …

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Two New Child Protective Seat Technicians at the Dunlap Police Department

The Dunlap Police Department would like to recognize Officer Derek Crawley and Police Clerk Keshia Hickman for completing last week’s Tennessee Highway Safety Office’s 32-Hour Child Protective Seat Technician Certification course at the Signal Mtn. Police Department. This gives the Dunlap Police three certified technicians. The police department is also a Fit Station. If anyone …

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Fire Damages Mobile Home in Dunlap

Wednesday morning (12/27/2023) at 10:43, the Dunlap Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Heard Street. Dunlap Police was first on scene and advised the occupant was out of the residence. The fire was on the front deck and in the living room area of the older single-wide mobile home. Firefighters extinguished the fire, …

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Fire Destroys Log Home in Dunlap

On Sunday morning (December 17, 2023), around 11:30, the Dunlap Fire Department responded to a residential fire on Tram Trail near Highway 111. The log home was constructed approximately 120 years ago. Upon arrival, firefighters entered the residence and began search operations. Approximately 30 minutes later, firefighters received word that the occupant was not home. …

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Semi-Truck Crash Thursday on Cagle Mountain

At 6:24 PM Thursday, 12/7/2023, the Dunlap Fire Department was dispatched to a semi-truck accident on Cagle Mountain Hwy 111. The accident was just below the top of the mountain, and the truck had gone over the side and was resting against trees approximately 30 to 40 yards down an embankment. The truck was on …

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