Lt. Rick Hamrick has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of an ongoing internal affairs investigation, officials in the Sheriff's Office said.
No information was given on what the probe was about.
Lt. Hamrick supervises the court officers.
May 23, 2015
Riverview neighbors are in court over a "huge wall" recently constructed on Edgewood Circle. William G. and Alice Oehmig filed the Chancery Court complaint against Keith and Amanda Jackson. ... (click for more)
The city is seeking a $2 million federal grant to go along with $500,000 in city funds for a project to improve signals at 32 intersections. There would also be bike and pedestrian improvements. ... (click for more)
A youth who police said was involved in a gang shooting while out on bond on a first-degree murder charge has been sentenced to serve 33 months in federal prison. Demetrius Demond Bibbs, identified ... (click for more)
Riverview neighbors are in court over a "huge wall" recently constructed on Edgewood Circle. William G. and Alice Oehmig filed the Chancery Court complaint against Keith and Amanda Jackson. The suit, filed by attorney Bill Horton, says the Jacksons bought the former Allen Corey property, then added a large amount of fill in their back and side yards, adjacent to the Oehmigs. ... (click for more)
The city is seeking a $2 million federal grant to go along with $500,000 in city funds for a project to improve signals at 32 intersections. There would also be bike and pedestrian improvements. The routes include Brainerd Road, Lee Highway, Shallowford Road, Gunbarrel Road and Hamilton Place Boulevard. The application is for a Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Grant. (click for more)
With Chattanooga and other cities around the nation struggling to find solutions to chronic homelessness it's cruel to evict families likely with children over a fight. When you evict the adults you're also evicting any and all children in the household. Intelligence would dictate looking for a root cause. Compassion would dictate looking for alternatives. Both ... (click for more)
Mark Freeman, the chief of orthopedic surgery at Erlanger Hospital, shared a dazzling look at our area’s Level One Trauma Center Friday morning. Yet, as he described the dramatic changes that have occurred in just the past 12 months, the promise of what will happen within the next year was even more appealing. Believe this, our flagship hospital is getting well in a hurry. “If ... (click for more)
The Chattanooga Football Club's Luke Winter had two first half goals to lead the home team to a 3-1 win over visiting New Orleans Jesters at Finley Stadium on Saturday. Winter scored in the 9th and 33rd minute. Winter's first goal came off a nice cross by Jose Ferraz. Winter picked up his second goal after Leo DeSmedt sent a ball into the box and Winter ... (click for more)
The Lee fans waited and waited for the big hit that had ignited the Flames in five other wins during the 2015 NCCAA World Series. The hit never came and neither did the big inning in the 6-2 loss to Fresno Pacific in Saturday afternoon's championship at Prasco Park. It marked the second straight year that the Sunbirds defeated the Flames in the NCCAA final. Lee wraps up the ... (click for more)