Two Johnson City men found sleeping in a car outside a Church Hill residence last week were allegedly found in possession of heroin, marijuana and two handguns, one of which was reported stolen.
A Hawkins County man who filed a police report last week stating he'd been beaten up by four men who then stole his friends pickup later admitted he'd sold the truck for parts and lied about the theft and beating.
“I want to personally thank Cpl. Eric Pease for seeing this heartbreaking situation and making the call to get these animals saved. He is the true hero here, but are so many others that need our help.” — Sandy Behnke
On Thursday the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office will host a $7 chili luncheon fundraiser at the Hawkins County Rescue Squad, 955 E McKinney Ave., Rogersville, to benefit the department’s annual “Christmas with a Cop” program.
A Hawkins County man who allegedly knocked a woman unconscious Tuesday, and then ordered a police officer to shoot him during a roadside altercation near Rogersville was charged with aggravated assault.
During an Oct. 24 search deputies reportedly discovered 19 marijuana plants along with several items known to be used “in the enhanced indoor growing process”.
A Hawkins County man who allegedly kept a woman in his vehicle against her will Saturday and then ran over her foot after she broke free is facing multiple charges, including kidnapping.
Museum Manager Bill Harkins told the Times News on Monday that at this time the 125-year-old Gilley’s Hotel is unstable and dangerous to enter, especially at night by people who aren't familiar with the dangerous areas.
An allegedly meth-fueled high speed chase Sunday afternoon ended with the suspect vehicle flipping, causing minor injuries to the driver and his passenger.
A HCSO traffic stop that occurred after a vehicle containing two Michigan men failed to obey the move over law early Friday morning in Surgoinsville resulted in two arrests and the confiscation of a large quantity of heroin, cocaine and marijuana.
A DUI suspect who crashed Saturday morning near Rogersville after nearly hitting a man who had pulled over to move a dead deer reportedly admitted to eating grass to get the smell of alcohol off his breath.
Juan Perfecto allegedly admitted to Deputy Michael Allen that he had cut his girlfriend on the chest with a knife and broke a tobacco stick on her legs, at which time he was arrested.
Calvin Lance Mauk was arrested in August after he sent his ex-girlfriend unwanted texts and Facebook posts, as well as posting signs for her outside her home and workplace after an order of protection was signed.
A Hawkins County man who reportedly suffered an overdose Aug. 30 and was administered three Narcon doses by police while passed out behind the wheel of a parked SUV was arrested on weapon and gun charges Wednesday.
Investigators believe a Hawkins County man may have been off his medication earlier this month when an alleged incident occurred at his cousin’s house resulting in several charges, including one count of especially aggravated kidnapping.