A Hawkins County man who allegedly attempted to strike police officers with his vehicle in July was indicted Monday by the Hawkins County Grand Jury on charges including two counts of attempted second-degree murder.
Within 10 minutes of the hold-up alarm going off at the Spirit Gas Station in Kingsport, officers located the vehicle driven by the suspect and performed a traffic stop. Reggie Evans was taken into custody without incident.
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.
From the perspective of an average citizen like myself, it appears that nobody in a position of authority at the federal level is paying attention to the billion dollar industry of telephone scams.
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.
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.
As of Monday, Michael Jeremiah Franklin, 22, of Rogersville, was being held in the Hawkins County Jail without bond pending arraignment in Criminal Court on Dec. 13.
An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment and arrest of a now former Hancock County Jail corrections officer accused bringing cell phones to inmates in exchange for payment.
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.
Hawkins County man who allegedly created an online Tumblr account last year that he used to store and share more than 100 child porn images was sentenced Friday in Hawkins County Criminal Court to eight years.
A Kingsport man who was originally charged with with two counts of rape of a child against children ages 7 and 9 that occurred in 2016 was sentenced to 16 years Friday as part of a plea agreement.
A Rogersville man who allegedly led police on a 130 mph motorcycle chase earlier this year while he and his passenger were on their first date was indicted last Friday on multiple charges including felony evading arrest and reckless aggravated assault.
“Family members said he is the kindest, most gentle person, but that night he was the devil. When officers arrived he appeared to be in a state of excited delirium.” — MCPD Chief Ken Lunsford Jr.
A Kingsport man who had been the subject of an ongoing Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office investigation was arrested during a traffic stop in Kingsport on Friday. He was allegedly in possession of a loaded gun and a large amount of meth and cash.
A Bulls Gap suspect accused of robbing a disabled man at gunpoint on Feb. 28 in Surgoinsville was recently named in sealed indictment accused of stealing the gun and pickup he allegedly used in the robbery.