Fugitive from justice arrested
A man wanted on drug charges in Tennessee was arrested by Athens Police this week after a traffic stop.
According to a press release, officer Kelly Fussell stopped a vehicle Tuesday afternoon for speeding on Lindsay Lane.
During the stop, he discovered the passenger, 50-year-old Ike Pettigrew of 16675 Bellwood Drive, Athens, was wanted in Obion County, Tenn., on charges of delivery of a controlled substance.
Pettigrew was arrested on charges of being a fugitive from justice. After being booked at the police department, he was transferred to the Limestone County Jail.