A civil suit has been filed in Federal Court by the Internal Revenue Service against East Ridge City Judge Cris Helton and his former wife, East Ridge Commissioner Esther Helton, saying they owe taxes. The suit says Judge Helton, who defeated longtime Judge Arvin Reingold in 2014, owes $408,321.71 in taxes for his Helton Law Firm. It says he and Ms. Helton owe $20,651.69 in personal federal income tax for the 2012 and 2014 tax periods. ... (click for more)
Thomas de Matteis, 54, of Hazel Green, Ala., was sentenced on Monday by Federal Judge Sandy Mattice to serve 10 years in federal prison for coercing or enticing a minor to engage in sexual activity. Matteis entered a guilty plea to the charge in November 2016. At the time ... (click for more)
A small electrical fire did minimal damage at Dalewood Middle School on Monday morning. Chattanooga firefighters responded to a reported fire in the Dalewood cafeteria at the school at 1300 Shallowford Road shortly before 8 a.m. Captain Danny ... (click for more)
February 27, 2017
Click here for the Catoosa County arrest report for Feb. 17-23. (click for more)
Here is the Walker County arrest report for Feb. 20-26: EVETT TINA LOREEN ... (click for more)
Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ARRIS, DANIEL LYNN 42 CARRIAGE HILL SIGNAL MTN, 37377 Age at Arrest: 44 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton ... (click for more)
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