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.
July 26, 2016
Derrick Richardson, 45, says he was wrongfully convicted of first-degree murder in 1992. He testified in Judge Barry Steelman’s courtroom at a post-conviction hearing on Monday. Police reports ... (click for more)
A woman was stabbed twice in an altercation with another woman outside a house on Woodside Street on Tuesday afternoon. The Chattanooga Police Department was notified by a local hospital that ... (click for more)
Jeffrey Alan Evans was arrested Tuesday on two outstanding warrants for misdemeanor failure to appear and charged with felony evading arrest, reckless driving. driving while revoked, and no seatbelt. ... (click for more)
Derrick Richardson, 45, says he was wrongfully convicted of first-degree murder in 1992. He testified in Judge Barry Steelman’s courtroom at a post-conviction hearing on Monday. Police reports from Dec. 8, 1991, describe the death of Louie F. Dwight, 39, who was found in his truck at 1903 Roanoke Ave. They said he had suffered three gunshot wounds to his legs. He was transported ... (click for more)
A woman was stabbed twice in an altercation with another woman outside a house on Woodside Street on Tuesday afternoon. The Chattanooga Police Department was notified by a local hospital that a female had arrived suffering from stab wounds to the neck and shoulder. The injuries are reported to be non-life threatening. The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. Investigators ... (click for more)
I’d like to respond to two letters in your July 13 edition that praised Rep. Mike Carter’s efforts to expand statewide broadband access. Rep. Carter wants more government involvement in the broadband sector, including an expansion of taxpayer-funded, municipal broadband networks. Rep. Carter’s supporters argued he’s standing up for consumers against huge telecommunications ... (click for more)
Mike Carter, who has just been chosen as the “Best Overall” member of the Tennessee Legislature by a group known as the Tennessee Forum and “Legislator of the Year” by Citizens for Home Rule, is truly both. A lawyer and then a Sessions Court judge for 8 ½ years, he is overwhelmingly favored to win a third term during next Thursday’s election and rightly so. While it is laudable ... (click for more)
J.D. Dunbar had been promoted to head wrestling coach at Ooltewah High School. Dunbar, an assistant with the Owls’ mat program since 2012, becomes a head coach for the first time at the high school level. He replaces Bryant Blackmon, who recently resigned. The 36-year-old Dunbar is also the school’s strength and conditioning coach and assistant head football coach on ... (click for more)
More than 10,000 fans gathered at Finley Stadium last Saturday to see a 5-3 penalty kick win over Miami United. CFC keeper Gregga Hartley made a save and scored the winning penalty kick, helping his team to advance to the national semifinals on Saturday. They will host Sonoma County Sol at 7:30 in the comfy confines of "Fort Finley" Chattanooga is the top ... (click for more)