Operation Candy Crush

The gavel of justice

Everything you need to know about the 19 biggest lawsuits facing Rutherford County (2021 edition)

Oct 28, 2021 at 11:15 am by Michelle Willard 1

With all the bad press around the illegal jailing of children and the lawsuit about that, one Voice reader got to wondering and poking about trying to figure out what other le.... Read More
Do you want your tax dollars to pay for lawsuits?

Opinion: Racist practices are costing us dearly in legal fees

Jul 02, 2020 at 11:13 am by Michelle Willard 7

Seems like our local governments are going above and beyond to prove that they are, in fact, racist. And they are wasting taxpayer money to do it. According to accidental h.... Read More
Murfreesboro's Top Stories of the Teens

Murfreesboro's Top Stories of the Decade: Muslims, Robert Arnold, jobs and more

Dec 31, 2019 at 02:51 pm by Michelle Willard

When picking the top stories from the last 10 years, I tried to pick things that have had long-term repercussions.   That's why taxes increases beat out Bill Ketron.... Read More
CBD Display

TBI still thinks your hemp is pot

Oct 03, 2019 at 09:00 am by Michelle Willard

One of the problems at the center of Operation Candy Crush (other than local law enforcement not knowing state law) was that the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation couldn't det.... Read More
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Store owner wants $500K for 'Operation Candy Crush' arrest

Sep 27, 2018 at 09:23 am by Michelle Willard

The first lawsuit, in what is likely to be several, challenging Operation Candy Crush has been filed in federal court, WKRN's Larry Flowers reported. The suit alleges that Cl.... Read More
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Operation Candy Crush: RCSO investigation implies District Attorney's Office at fault

Apr 10, 2018 at 10:18 am by Michelle Willard

An internal affairs investigation into "Operation Candy Crush" found Rutherford County Sheriff's Office deputies did not violate any department policies during the investigati.... Read More

News of the Week: FedEx will not deliver distribution center

Mar 29, 2018 at 01:00 pm by Michelle Willard

FedEx's plans to build a gigantic distribution center on Rutherford Boulevard have been scuttled, mostly because of problems with the farmland, The Murfreesboro Post reported..... Read More
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Charges dismissed in 'Candy Crush' saga

Feb 28, 2018 at 03:21 pm by Michelle Willard

The Rutherford County District Attorney filed papers Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 28 to dismiss all charges in the "Candy Crush" saga. Earlier this month DA Jennings Jones obtai.... Read More
Legalized Marijuana

Bryan Terry, Beth Harwell support medical marijuana bill

Feb 28, 2018 at 11:30 am by Voice Wire

Rutherford County Rep. Bryan Terry, along with Speaker of the House Beth Harwell, R-Nashville, signed on as co-sponsors to the Medical Cannabis Only Act, the Tennessee Re.... Read More
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'Candy Crush' saga store owners allowed to reopen

Feb 16, 2018 at 11:15 am by Michelle Willard

The vapor and discount tobacco stores caught up in "Operation Candy Crush" get to reopen Friday evening after a Rutherford County judge ruled in their favor. Rutherford.... Read More
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Was Rutherford County's CBD item bust legal? One expert says no.

Feb 13, 2018 at 08:57 pm by Michelle Willard

An advocate for the use of industrial hemp says Rutherford County Attorney General Jennings Jones used the wrong law to indict and arrest the owners of 23 businesses in Ruther.... Read More
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'Operation Candy Crush' leaves 23 Rutherford businesses padlocked

Feb 12, 2018 at 01:32 pm by Michelle Willard

Rutherford County law enforcement agencies raided 23 businesses and served 21 indictments on people accused of selling hemp-derived products.  “Teams of officers f.... Read More