Bonnaroo 2019 is from June 13 through Sunday, June 16th. It is the music festival’s 18th anniversary here in middle Tennessee.
We are expecting bigger crowds than ever this year, and probably the same number of arrests and citations issued.
Every year there are reports of police aggressively patrolling campers on site, and traveling in and out of Great Stage Park, also known as “the farm”. We get calls on a wide range of drug charge citations, DUI arrests, and other offenses.
Since 2015, the DA’s office in Coffee County has required a mandatory court appearance for all criminal citations written. You can’t just pay a fine and forget about it. You will need to return for a court appearance with an attorney. In 2015, hundreds of citations were written by law enforcement, including the Tennessee State Police, sheriff’s deputies, and the Manchester Police Department. [Read more…]