A Johnson City man who was questioned and searched Thursday after Rogersville police stopped to investigate an apparent domestic disturbance allegedly admitted he's been transporting meth into Hawkins County to sell for five months.
A woman who was seriously injured in a roll-over crash last month that occurred while allegedly fleeing police following shoplifting and hit-and-run incidents in Rogersville was arrested Wednesday afternoon on several charges including three felonies.
Shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday, the Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on East Main Street in Rogersville near the Burem Road intersection.
A Rogersville man with a history of violence related to mental health issues was charged with domestic assault and false imprisonment Sunday after he allegedly held his mother against her will for more than nine hours.
A Greene County man who allegedly hit 130 mph on a motorcycle while fleeing a Rogersville Police Department traffic stop was located after police noticed skid marks in the road where the bike apparently turned abruptly into a driveway.
A Rogersville woman suffered a “massive” head injury Thursday afternoon while riding as a passenger in a wagon being pulled by a lawn tractor whose intoxicated driver lost control on a hill and crashed on Rt. 66S.
Around 8:48 p.m. Friday, the Rogersville Police Department and Hawkins County Sheriff's Office responded to a complaint of a fight inside the Hale Springs Inn involving Theodore “Teddy” Markham, 62, and his son.
Police said the pickup was westbound on 11-W approaching the Park Boulevard intersection when it veered across the eastbound lanes, down a steep embankment, and into the back of Cherokee Physical Therapy.
Video surveillance from the motel parking lot revealed that the alleged shooter was Justin Robert Feagins, who is well-known to police and has a lengthy criminal record.
It occurred on the same section of Highway 11-W that was the subject of a recently completed TDOT safety study, conducted at the request of the Rogersville Board of Mayor Aldermen.
The victim stated she'd just met Garet McKinley Myers that evening and they were on their first date together, and that during the pursuit she was hitting him in the back to get him to stop.
"I hope they see that we want to honor their service, they see and feel our heartfelt thanks for what they do. Schools now more than ever are hand-in-hand with law enforcement.” — CHE principal Thomas Floyd
Police seized more than 14 grams of meth as well as several loaded syringes Wednesday as a result of a high speed pursuit which ended in a collision with two patrol cars.
RPD Officer Andy Banks: “Mr. Fannin advised me there were kids in the residence and they needed to leave, and that his mother was feeding him asbestos.” His mother verified that there were no children at the residence and that Fannin had been, “talking out of his head all day.”
"When they got there (Eisenhuth) walked right up to them, she tried to sell them pot, and they arrested her.” —- RPD Chief Doug Nelson