Hundreds of students play middle school baseball every year in Tennessee and around the country. Umpires are employed to officiate games and ensure that players and coaches abide by the established rules. Recent reports state that a Pulaski umpire who had begun officiating games this spring faces drug charges.
There are numerous divisions within law enforcement across the country that dedicate their efforts into reducing the flow of illegal drugs. These divisions often undertake investigations that can last several months. A recent investigation in Tennessee allegedly uncovered narcotics and drug paraphernalia at two separate residences, subsequently leading to the arrest of a man who is now facing drug charges.
Police investigations in Tennessee routinely involve undercover operations. Several law enforcement agencies in Henry County recently collaborated on such an operation. A Paris man was arrested on felony drug charges after an ongoing investigation throughout West Tennessee.
Pharmaceutical methamphetamine, or "meth," is available legally and may be prescribed for certain conditions by physicians. However, a black market for the illegal manufacturing and selling of the drug does exist. Police officers in Tennessee and around the country frequently investigate locations they suspect may be used for distributing or manufacturing meth. A recent incident in Nashville resulted in arrests and drug charges for four people.
Head-on collisions often result in fatalities. A recent head-on crash in Tennessee claimed the life of one person and injured two others. A driver involved in the accident now faces DUI and drug charges, among others.
A routine warrants check can often lead to more serious problems for some Tennessee residents. If other issues are uncovered, there is a potential for additional charges unrelated to the warrants issue. A recent warrants check led to dire consequences for one Tennessee man from Henry County. He now faces multiple drug charges as a result of the warrants check.
A basic study of United States geography would likely include information regarding various industries and interesting facts regarding terrain or landmarks in each state. Some states, including Tennessee, however, have become known for things that would likely not be included in a typical tourist brochure. For instance, the state ranks among the top two in the nation regarding narcotic drug prescriptions. Many incidents where drug charges are filed involve the types of drugs often provided through such means.
Various regions in Tennessee have become very popular tourist attractions in recent years. In fact, some people love it here so much, they take up full time residence. With so many people coming and going, it is not uncommon for incidents to occur that involve trouble with the law. If a vacation results in drug charges being filed, a visitor may wonder where to turn for help.
Like any internet fad, participants can inject craziness into the craze by taking the trend too far. The "Mannequin Challenge" is the latest viral sensation where normally mobile people imitate mannequins in what seems to be a modern-day game of "Freeze Tag."