TVA arrests family in traffic stop as agency claims total TN jurisdiction

print A federal utility that specializes in burning coal for electricity is lighting a hot one under the seats of travelers and motorists who are being pulled over in traffic stops in Chattanooga and in many other cities. A woman with a small child in the back seat is arrested Saturday at 7:30 p.m. near Chickamauga Dam as they head into Hixson. The arresting officer injects a little grace into his work. He either lets her go with a warning or makes her sign a citation for a court appearance. Assuming he had probable cause, he could have seized her, … Continue reading TVA arrests family in traffic stop as agency claims total TN jurisdiction