Trailer park landlord seeks re-election as mayor while hounding Gaddys from home - Nooganomics. Local economy & free markets
print The mayor of a small Tennessee town faces a fight for his seat Saturday after having spent nearly two years hounding an elderly couple and demanding the right to search their house absent probable cause. The case against Thomas and Carol Gaddy has received virtually no local media coverage and many people do not know about the conflict for what he calls an “inspection.” The civil prosecution of the elderly couple, who is restoring a 19th century house, has cost the city taxpayers at least F$20,000. By David Tulis / Because the Gaddys would not voluntarily consent to a search,