Investigations

‘Tori’ Victoria Barbee: Still Advertising Marijuana Edibles on Social Media, and Avoiding Rent-A-Center Repo Men for her 2 TV’s & Washer/Dryer

5 weeks ago, we told you about ‘Tori’ (Victoria Barbee) who was selling marijuana edibles online in plain view on publicly available facebook, instagram, and snapchat. For a few weeks she took a break from selling on social media –…
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Investigations

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Starlito Sued for Not Paying CD Duplication Company – $4,574.08 Default Judgment

In an exclusive report, EastNashville.news has learned in 2009 New Life Digital Media (now Music City Replication) duplicated CDs and performed other services for Starlito (Jermaine Shute) that he refused to pay for. This was a standard transaction, like any…
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Crime / Arrests, Investigations

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Selling Marijuana Edibles Online in Nashville: Feeding the Need on Social Media

When we received a tip that marijuana “edibles” were being sold online here in Nashville, we thought it was probably in a private or closed group on social media, only shared to ┬átrusted friends & individuals. While we did find…
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Investigations

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Party In Prison V: Are 3rd Party (G4S) Guards Providing Phones? Meet Toshana Hamilton

In our 5th installment of the ‘Party In Prison’ investigation, we hope to provide some insight into how guards/correctional officers, who are not state of Tennessee employees, have direct access to inmates in TN State prisons, and have direct links…
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Party in Prison III: Inmate Kortavious Carwell Issues Challenge with Two New Cell Phones

Hours after we published an article last week that included TDOC Inmate Kortavious Carwell’s cell phone and social media activity from behind prison walls, he was back on social media, with a brand new account, with TWO cell phones, a…
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Party in Prison II: TDOC Inmates with Cellphones, Drugs, Videos & Social Media

Part II of our Party in Prison series, we travel to another TDOC facility, located in Tiptonville. While we realize this is far outside our normal Nashville coverage, we can’t ignore the things we found. Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) houses…
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T.D.OC. Inmates on Social Media from Prison (Again): Meet Lance Matlock & Brandon Watson

After years of inmates in Tennessee’s prison systems using cell phones that are smuggled into the institutions to post on social media, contact people on the outside, and even other prisoners, the state has appointed a ‘Chief Interdiction Officer’ within…
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Investigations

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