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State will not pursue remaining charges against former Unicoi County sheriff

Brad Hicks, NET News Service • Aug 6, 2013 at 5:03 PM

District Attorney General Tony Clark announced Tuesday he has decided not to try former Unicoi County sheriff Kent Harris on outstanding felony charges.In a news release issued by Clark's office Tuesday, Clark said the decision was based on the outcomes of Harris' last three trials.Harris' first trial on the charges of theft over $1,000 and criminal simulation ended in August 2012 when the jury in the case failed to reach a unanimous verdict.Read more at the Johnson City Press.

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