News Headlines - May 2

Dickson police searching for man who escaped custody during arrest

Dickson police are searching for a man who escaped custody yesterday after a traffic stop.

Authorities are looking for Ricky Parnell Forward, who was pulled over for speeding in Dickson then began acting suspiciously, resulting in the officer placing him under arrest.

Forward reportedly gave a false name and claimed he had no driver’s license. When he was placed under arrest, he finally divulged his real name and the officer learned that he had multiple warrants for his arrest in Texas.

Forward’s vehicle was searched and one bag each of marijuana, cocaine and meth were found.

But while they were searching his vehicle, Forward escaped from the backseat of an assisting Sheriff’s Deputy cruiser and disappeared on foot.

Forward is described as a black man in his early 20s, approximately 6-feet tall weighing 125 pounds with short black hair. He was last seen wearing shorts and handcuffs. He is considered armed and dangerous.

If you see Forward or know of his whereabouts, you are encouraged to call your local authorities immediately.

Madill math teacher arrested for shoplifting

A 5th grade math teacher from Madill was arrested this week for shoplifting.

Robert Michael Lower was taken to Marshall County Jail Wednesday night after a Madill Walmart employee said he saw Lowe stealing energy drinks.

Authorities say when employees tried to stop him, he threw them out of his pockets, rant to his car and drove away.

Police then found Lowe at his home and arrested him for shoplifting and obstruction. He was bailed out of jail yesterday.

Ardmore man arrested for crystal meth posession

And an Ardmore man was arrested yesterday for possession of crystal meth with the possibility of intent to distribute.

Anonymous tips led Sheriff’s Deputies to the home of Terry Caldwell. When he attempted to leave his home, Deputies pulled him over and found him in possession of what appeared to be crystal meth in an amount large enough to believe he was intending to sell it.

Caldwell made an initial appearance in Carter County District Court yesterday where his bond was set at $60,000.



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