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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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Injured Rock Climber Rescued Sunday on Fredonia Mountain

On Sunday (4-7-24), at 6:23 PM CST, the Dunlap Fire Department responded to the Woodcock Climbing Area on Fredonia Mountain for an injured rock climber needing assistance to get out. The victim had a leg injury and was below the bluff line. The victim had gone as far as he could but could not make …

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Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office Receives Donation from Project K-9 Hero

The Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office received a donation from Project K-9 Hero in Whitwell, TN, on Thursday, March 28, 2024, to purchase and train a dual-trained K-9 for narcotics detection and tracking. The sheriff’s office plans to purchase the dog within a few weeks. Soon after, the training of the K-9 and the agency’s chosen …

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Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Department Receives Donation for Dual-Purpose Narcotics Detection/Passive Tracking Dog

Project K-9 Hero, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to retired Police K-9s and Military Working Dogs, proudly announces its latest initiative in support of law enforcement. Founder and CEO Jason Johnson has confirmed that Project K-9 Hero will be donating the necessary funding to the Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office for the acquisition …

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Marion County Deputy Receives Proclamation of Valor

Monday, March 25, 2024, the Marion County Commission awarded Marion County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Christian “Chayce” Ladd with a Proclamation of Valor. Deputy Chayce Ladd, while off duty, was at the emergency room in Sequatchie County on February 4, 2024, when an inmate began resisting & fighting with a Sequatchie County Corrections Officer. Ultimately, Deputy …

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Scam Alert from the Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office

The Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office is advising citizens of a scam involving a telephone call from someone claiming to be a member of Homeland Security. The caller states that they have an arrest warrant for the person they are calling and/or will obtain an arrest warrant if a certain amount of money is not paid …

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Long Police Pursuit begins in Sequatchie County Ends in Marion County

Information released by Whitwell Police: On Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at approximately 11 AM, police were notified that a motor vehicle pursuit was headed into Marion County, which the Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office initiated. Police were advised that the driver had fled from a traffic stop in their jurisdiction, and a pursuit ensued. Whitwell Police …

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Truck Fire Shuts Down Highway in Dunlap

On Thursday, 3/14/2024, the Dunlap Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on SR 111/8 just below the waterfall’s pull-off. A pickup, towing a trailer loaded with a truck, caught fire going up the mountain. The incident required closing the highway while firefighters extinguished the fire. Dunlap Fire and Sequatchie County EMA, Cagle VFD, Sequatchie …

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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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