A Hawkins County man who allegedly stole Rogersville BOE Todd Biggs Jeep two years ago while admittedly under the influence of mushrooms was indicted Monday for theft over $10,000 by the Hawkins County Grand Jury.
The Church Hill Police Department received an anonymous tip that the occupants of room 114 at the Chuch Hill Inn, 1142 Volunteer Blvd., were using drugs in their room while their children ages 7 and 11 were locked outside.
BLOUNTVILLE — A Sullivan County constable has been indicted on multiple charges after allegedly lying about serving court documents.
Vincent Brandon Ryan Weston was granted a furlough in Sessions Court to be released from the Hawkins County Jail on July 11 at 8 a.m. under the condition that he return to jail at 6 p.m., but he never came back.
A Hawkins County woman is facing multiple charges, including stalking, as a result of a series of incidents over the past month involving the alleged pursuit of her ex-boyfriend.
For the first time since is was opened in 1987 (and at that time, with the intention of holding no more than 619 people) the Sullivan County jail's population has topped 1,000 inmates.
Jeremiah Houston explained that he and the 2-year-old had been out fishing late the previous night, and he'd been sleeping that afternoon when the boy apparently wandered outside.
The person who broke into the Hawkins County Humane Society overnight Sunday went in for something specific and apparently knew how to get away undetected.
“All of the high level investigations has resulted in hundreds of pounds of methamphetamine being taken off the streets." -- Sheriff Ronnie Lawson
Shane Hall allegedly jumped on the hood of the victim’s 2008 Ford F-150 pickup, causing a dent — and then started hitting the front windshield and screaming obscenities.
Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Hunter Newton stated in his report, “Lorne said he set the field fire because he knew someone would show up and then possibly give him a ride.”
A Blountville man who fatally shot a Lynn Garden resident to rob him of marijuana and money — and once incarcerated, briefly escaped from jail — has now pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other charges.
Federal agents are seeking tips on a man suspected in a string of robberies inside multiple Walmarts, including a Kingsport bank branch where he made away with more than $6,000.
ROGERSVILLE — One of three people accused of killing a Big Stone Gap, Va. woman in Hawkins County has now pleaded guilty to first-degree murder.
When the contractor arrived at the Rogersville house he was surprised to find former employee Aaron Morelock hiding out there. Morelock’s former coworkers offered to go buy his breakfast and bring it back, but sent police instead.