McMinn County Chancery Court Clerk Responds to Open Records Appeal

McMinn County Chancery Court Clerk Responds to Open Records Appeal

IS $325.75 THE PRICE FOR A VIOLATION OF LAW? by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 3, 2014) — On Wednesday, The Post & Email sent an appeal to an Open Records request made on August 22 which had received no response during the mandatory seven-business-day period. The appeal was faxed to Patty Gaines, “Clerk and Master” of […]

Fitzpatrick Jurors Unwilling to Speak to the Press pb

Fitzpatrick Jurors Unwilling to Speak to the Press pb

TWO FELONY CONVICTIONS WITHOUT A POLICE REPORT? by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 30, 2014) — On June 24, 2014, CDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick was convicted of “aggravated perjury” and “extortion” by a McMinn County jury of his “peers” after attempting to submit a petition to the grand jury detailing evidence of crime on the part of […]

Who is the New McMinn County, TN Grand Jury Foreman?

Who is the New McMinn County, TN Grand Jury Foreman?

COURT SAYS “NOT PRIVY” TO BACKGROUND OF JUDICIAL APPOINTEE by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 8, 2014) — On March 4, 2014, then-McMinn County, TN grand jury foreman Jeffrey Lane Cunningham resigned his position after having begun a third term, appointed by Criminal Court Judge Amy Armstrong Reedy. In Tennessee, grand jury foremen are not chosen randomly […]