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A short time later Sherrifs Deputy Derrick McCullough spotted the truck at the intersection of Memorial Boulevard and Compton Road and immediately gave pursuit. Officers chased the truck past Northfield Boulevard, Lascassas Pike and Middle Tennessee Boulevard. Trammer then tossed out a handgun and his girlfriends wallet, said police.
He was just driving erratically, Deputy McCullough said. He disregarded the safety of other citizens.
Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Bennie Jennings witnessed Trammer sideswipe a Jeep and a Saturn near MTSUs Murphy Center. The drivers of those cars were uninjured, according to a statement from the Rutherford County Sherriffs Department.
Luckily, no one was seriously injured in the apprehension, said Trooper OGwynn with the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
After wrecking his car, Trammer left the scene on foot. A short chase ensued and Tramemr surrendered to police. Trammer was taken to the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center.
Officers and K-9 units located a loaded .357 revolver on Lascassas Pike, noted a spokesperson with the Sherriffs department.
Trammer faces a long list of charges including aggravated assault, evading arrest, and driving on a revoked license. Trammer was charged with domestic assault in 2011 and evading arrest in 2009.
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Man charged with faking marriage to visit inmate
May 22, 2013 13:32 GMT
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) -- Washington County authorities say a man faked a marriage certificate so he could visit a woman held in the Johnson City Detention Facility.
The Johnson City Press (http://bit.ly/14QBr9L ) reports investigators discovered the ruse after the May 14 visit by 32-year-old Robert S. Hicks of Elizabethton. Hicks was arrested Tuesday on a charge of criminal simulation. He was jailed at the Washington County Detention Center in lieu of $10,000 bond, pending a court appearance Wednesday.
Information from: Johnson City Press, http://www.johnsoncitypress.com
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