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Greene County man facing drug charges in Hawkins

Greene County man facing drug charges in Hawkins

April 18th, 2014 7:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County sheriff's deputies allegedly found a pill grinder, straw and a small amount of marijuana after stopping a Greene County man Monday afternoon who failed to pull over for "emergency traffic."

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61 arrested in West Tenn. gang sweep

61 arrested in West Tenn. gang sweep

April 18th, 2014 4:01 pm by Associated Press

Authorities in six West Tennessee counties are reporting the arrest of 61 people on various charges during a gang sweep.

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Sullivan inmates' families can now visit them from home

Sullivan inmates' families can now visit them from home

April 18th, 2014 2:55 pm by Rain Smith

On-site, face-to-face visitation between Sullivan County inmates and their family members is a thing of the past, with video visitation via the Internet offered as the alternative.

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Duffield man faces 6 felonies for alleged sex with juvenile

Duffield man faces 6 felonies for alleged sex with juvenile

April 18th, 2014 12:25 pm by Wes Bunch

The suspect is charged in Scott County with a single count of sexual assault of a child age 13 or 14, two counts of carnal knowledge of a 13 or 14 year old without force and three counts of indecent liberties with a child under the age of 15.

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Blountville man gets 10 years on enticement charge

Blountville man gets 10 years on enticement charge

April 18th, 2014 7:00 am by Matthew Lane

A 31-year-old Blountville man, who embarked on a four-month-long campaign to groom a 13-year-old boy to have sex with him, has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.

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Dad sentenced to 8 years for cooking meth with 4 young children at home

Dad sentenced to 8 years for cooking meth with 4 young children at home

April 17th, 2014 9:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man arrested last year for cooking meth in the presence of his four children was sentenced Wednesday to eight years.

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Grandson, girlfriend charged with burglary, theft, forgery

Grandson, girlfriend charged with burglary, theft, forgery

April 17th, 2014 8:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County couple wanted for questioning in a burglary and theft from the man's grandfather last week was arrested Tuesday in a Rogersville parking lot allegedly in possession of drug paraphernalia and stolen property.

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Woman sentenced for stealing $74K from late brother's estate

Woman sentenced for stealing $74K from late brother's estate

April 17th, 2014 3:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

The sister of a Hawkins County man who died in 1999 was sentenced to eight years Wednesday for stealing more than $74,000 from his estate over the course of 14 years.

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Ex-Boone coach investigated for alleged relationship with student

Ex-Boone coach investigated for alleged relationship with student

April 17th, 2014 2:33 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A former Daniel Boone High School basketball coach who resigned earlier this year is now the subject of a state criminal investigation about a possible inappropriate relationship with a student.

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Man convicted of sex crimes against children in Sullivan County

Man convicted of sex crimes against children in Sullivan County

April 17th, 2014 1:48 pm by Nick Shepherd

Dwight R. Walton II was accused of sexually penetrating a young girl on four occasions, along with possessing more than 50 images of child pornography.

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