Perhaps best known as the home of the University of Tennessee at Martin, Weakley County is a little more than 130 miles northeast of Memphis. According to a news article, the area was recently where a half-dozen people were arrested on drug-related charges.
A detective with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office’s sex crimes unit says the department is increasingly dealing with revenge porn allegations. While some people might think of revenge porn as a form of justice for a former lover, law enforcement does not take a similar view.
On the far side of Tennessee sits Morristown, a modest city of about 30,000 residents. Of course, no matter what size the city or where it is situated within the state’s borders, people arrested on drug charges there are subject to the same harsh punishments if convicted.
It is about a nine-hour, 500-mile drive almost due north of Memphis to get to Midlothian, Illinois. The Chicago suburb of about 14,000 residents sits southwest of the city. The village perhaps best known for its role in the development of railroad in the area recently made its way into the headlines when men suspected of stealing a shipment of guns from a Memphis freight yard were arrested on charges of possession of stolen firearms.
There is little doubt that Garth Brooks is one of the most successful country music artists of all time. The renowned singer had last week vowed to help vocalist Michael Ketterer up the industry ladder by inviting the “America’s Got Talent” finalist to perform with him.
Drunk driving defendants will remain innocent of their DUI charges in Tennessee until -- and only if -- the prosecution proves them to be guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. The way the prosecution will prove guilt in this respect is to present evidence that the defendant was indeed intoxicated.