VAN HUSS—CLINIC BILL

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE MICAH VAN HUSS OF JONESBOROUGH HAS FILED LEGISLATION—THAT HE SAYS WOULD PROTECT RESIDENTS IN GRAY—CONCERNED ABOUT THE IMPACT OF A DRUG TREATMENT CLINIC.  THE BILL WOULD MAKE OUTPATIENT CLINICS LIABLE FOR DAMAGE OR INJURIES CAUSED BY A PATIENT WHO LEAVES THE CLINIC IMPAIRED—BECAUSE OF TREATMENT—AND COMMITS A FELONY, INCLUDING DUI, VEHICULAR ASSAULT OR HOMICIDE.  MEANTIME, THE CLINIC OFF SUNCREST DRIVE IS EXPECTED TO BE OPEN LATER IN THE SUMMER.

 

 


ROBBERY AND KIDNAPPING


A JOHNSON CITY MAN IS FACING ROBBERY AND KIDNAPPING CHARGES.  JEREMY MESSER AND ANOTHER MAN ALLEGEDLY ENTERED A RESIDENCE, ORDERED THE VICTIM TO THE GROUND AT GUNPOINT—AND DEMANDED MONEY.  BOTH THEN FLED.  MESSER WAS ARRESTED AT HIS RESIDENCE—ON BELL RIDGE ROAD.  HE’S HELD ON $50-THOUSAND DOLLARS PENDING ARRAIGNMENT.

 


DRUG CHARGES


JOHNSON CITY POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A WOMAN—ON DRUG CHARGES.  OFFICERS WERE CALLED TO THE PARK-N-STAY INN ON WEST MARKET STREET—AFTER A TIP.  OFFICERS FOUND TAMMY SMITH—AND THEY ALSO FOUND CRACK COCAINE AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA IN A ROOM.  SMITH WILL BE ARRAIGNED IN WASHINGTON COUNTY SESSIONS COURT.

 

 


FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE


JOHNSON CITY POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A WOMAN—FOR BEING A FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE.  CONZUELO VALDIVIEZ WENT TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT—AND WAS ASKING ABOUT A SHELTER FOR HER FAMILY.  OFFICERS CHECKED THE SALVATION ARMY—AND AS A REQUIREMENT, THEY ALSO CHECKED HER CRIMINAL HISTORY AND FOUND THAT SHE’S WANTED IN FLORIDA FOR VIOLATION OF PROBATION.  VALDIVIEZ WILL BE ARRAIGNED AND EXTRADITED.

 


SEARCH CONTINUES


AFTER MORE THAN A WEEK, THE SEARCH CONTINUES IN AND AROUND SOUTH HOLSTON LAKE FOR A MISSING MAN.  41-YEAR OLD MATT RAGAN HAS BEEN MISSING SINCE FEBRUARY 9TH—WHEN HE WAS DROPPED OFF FOR A FISHING AND CAMPING TRIP.  THE TENNESSEE WILDLIFE RESOURCES AGENCY SAYS IT WILL CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE THE INCIDENT—AND FILE A PRELIMINARY BOATING ACCIDENT REPORT WITH THE U.S. COAST GUARD.

 

 


CRASH INVESTIGATION


A DEADLY WEEKEND CRASH IN BRISTOL TENNESSEE REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION.  IT HAPPENED SUNDAY—ON WALNUT HILL ROAD—UNDER THE INTERSTATE 81 BRIDGE.  A FORD CROWN VICTORIA WAS TRAVELING NORTH ON THE INTERSTATE WHEN IT HIT A GUARDRAIL, RAN OFF THE HIGHWAY—AND LANDED ON WALNUT HILL.  THE DRIVER---71-YEAR OLD JIMMY DAVIS DIED AT THE SCENE.    A PASSENGER—64-YEAR OLD LINDA DAVIS WAS TAKEN TO BRISTOL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER WITH NON-LIFE THREATNING INJURIES.  DAVIS’ BODY HAS BEEN SENT FOR AN AUTOPSY.

 

ALEXANDER—OBAMACARE EMERGENCY

U.S. SENATOR LAMAR ALEXANDER OF TENNESSEE SAYS THERE’S A REAL OBAMACARE EMERGENCY.  HIS COMMENTS CAME AFTER HUMANA PULLED OUT OF THE STATE—LEAVING 70-THOUSAND PEOPLE IN THE LURCH—WHEN IT COMES TO CARE.  ALEXANDER SAYS CONGRESS AND THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ARE ALREADY TAKING STEPS, "DR PRICE (THE NEW HEALTH SECRETARY FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT) HAS ISSUED SOME NEW RULES TO TRY TO MAKE SURE INSURANCE COMPANIES STAY IN THE MARKET WHILE WE SEND IN A RESCUE TEAM TO FIX THE DAMAGE OBAMA CARE CAUSED."  STEPS ARE ALSO BEING PUT IN PLACE FOR A FULL REPEAL AND REPLACEMENT OF OBAMACARE.


 

 

 

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