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Agricultural Crime Unit

Ag Crime Unit PersonnelThe Agricultural Crime Unit investigates wildfire arson, livestock theft and other farm crimes, and criminal activities on state forest lands.  The Crime Unit also enforces state laws, rules and regulations relating to the import of animals, animal diseases, use of state forests, and others regulated by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.

Unit Supervisor is Max Thomas, Ellington Agricultural Center, Nashville, Tennessee.  Office (615) 837-5181, Cell (615) 351-4815.

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Call toll-free at 1-844-AGCRIME (1-844-242-7463)

Office Directory

Millie Binkley
500 Fire Tower Road, Dickson, TN 37055
Radio #1384, Cell: 931-206-2378, Office: 615-446-2726, Fax: 615-446-2726
COUNTIES:  Decatur, Dickson, Hardin, Henry, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Lewis, Montgomery, Perry, Stewart, Wayne.

Phillip Fedun
3059 Morgan Road, Joelton, TN 37080
Radio #1381, Cell: 615-390-2998, Office: 615-443-2855
COUNTIES:  Cannon, Cheatham, Davidson, DeKalb, Macon, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson, Wilson.

Marianne Reese
1803 Russell Avenue, Jefferson City, TN 37760
Radio: #1388, Cell: 865-207-9310, Office: 865-475-6338, Fax: 865-475-8642
COUNTIES: Blount, Bradley, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Polk, Rhea, Sevier.

Shane Ratliff
1803 Russell Avenue, Jefferson City, TN 37760
Radio: #1390, Cell: 865-266-0513, Office: 865-475-6167, Fax: 865-475-8642
COUNTIES: Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Fentress, Grainger, Hamblen, Morgan, Pickett, Roane, Scott, Union.

Greg Whitehead
2651 Gap Creek Rd, Hampton, TN 37658
Radio #1387, Cell: 423-341-3695
COUNTIES: Carter, Cocke, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, Washington.

Morris Rogers
PO Box 841, Lexington, TN 38351
Radio #1386, Cell: 731-225-5391, Office: 731-968-7701
COUNTIES: Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Haywood, Henderson, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Shelby, Tipton, Weakley.

Mike Whaley
300 Hillsboro Blvd. Box 4, Manchester, TN 37355
Radio #1389, Cell: 931-581-0382, Office: 931-723-5046, Fax: 931-723-5046
COUNTIES: Bedford, Coffee, Franklin, Giles, Grundy, Lawrence, Lincoln, Maury, Marshall, Moore Warren.

Pete Merz
1657 Lower Fire Tower Road, Sequatchie, TN 37374
Radio #1385, Cell: 423-240-0214
COUNTIES: Bledsoe, Clay, Cumberland, Hamilton, Jackson, Marion, Overton, Putnam, Sequatchie, Van Buren, White.