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Two Break-Ins in One Week at the Same Residence
Karli Threet Wednesday January 2, 2013

A Shadbury Drive resident has been hit by burglars twice in a matter of a few days. According to Cumberland County Sheriff's Deputies, a window was busted out in the second break-in to gain access to the home. A fridge, couch, chest, washer and dryer set, and a cherry table were taken. A neighbor reported seeing a black truck leaving the area. Total loss is estimated at $1,700 and there are no suspects at this time.

 


Home Broken Into on Wild Plum Drive
Karli Threet Wednesday January 2, 2013

A Wild Plum Drive resident reported a burglary in Cumberland County in the last week of 2012. According to reports, the resident found $50 in change taken as well as $200 that was in Christmas cards. An iPod was also taken from a child's bedroom. The neighbors did state they saw a strange vehicle at the residence, but failed to report the vehicle to the homeowner or authorities. Total loss is estimated at $750 and the investigation is ongoing.

 


Ruthless Thieves in Cumberland County
Karli Threet Wednesday January 2, 2013

Thieves are ruthless in Cumberland County, going as far as to steal Christmas presents from underneath the tree. According to reports, a Pomo Circle resident contacted authorities when their back door was busted out with several belongings missing. The door was destroyed along with part of the flooring throughout the home. 3 televisions, movies and an end table were taken in the robbery. There are no suspects at this time, but the investigation is ongoing.

 


Vol's Lineback Invited to NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
WVLT Tuesday January 1, 2013

Vols linebacker Herman Lathers has been invited to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, a college all-star game featuring draft eligible seniors. The game will be played on Jan. 19 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., and air on ESPN2 at 6 p.m. ET. Lathers comes off a senior season with the Vols where he racked up 66 tackles, third-most on the team. He played in 11 games overall with eight starts at WILL linebacker. Lathers had 5.0 tackles for a loss including two sacks along with two passes defended and an interception. Lathers had a career-high 15 tackles and his first-career interceptions at No. 17 South Carolina on Oct. 27. He also had 12 tackles at Mississippi State on Oct. 13. Over a three-game span vs. ranked teams, piled up 35 stops from Oct. 13-27. The Baton Rouge, La., native was named the Vols' SEC Community Service Player of the Week late in the season. Lather returned to action in 2012 after missing all of 2011 with a fractured ankle. NFL prospects will be placed into two NFLPA Collegiate Bowl teams. ESPN analyst and former NFL player/coach Herm Edwards will coach the American Team, while Super Bowl-winning coach Dick Vermeil will coach the National Team. For one week preceding the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, participating draft-eligible seniors will receive an in-depth introduction to the union - the primary resource for information on the business of football and how to succeed in the NFL and in post-football careers. Four hours of practices will air on ESPNU in the week leading up the game on Jan. 19.

 


CNET Team Strikes Again
Karli Threet Tuesday January 1, 2013

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Department CNET Team was dispatched to Turner Road to serve outstanding arrest warrants. According to reports, 19 year old Thomas Lane Cobb refused to answer the door for officers. Officers made entry to the residence and found Cobb at the back of the home. Drug paraphernalia and marijuana were found in the home. Cobb was arrested and transported to the Cumberland County Justice Center for booking.

 

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