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Mosheim Man Charged With Drug, Firearm Offenses

Vernon Eutah Jr., 1800 Main St., Mosheim, was charged with maintaining a dwelling (selling drugs from his residence), possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to warrants filed by the Greene County Sheriff’s Department.

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-08-20 14:30:00

Bush Brothers fined in worker death

On April 23, Shannon Smith, 40, of Dandridge, was pulled into a machine at 3 a.m. and died at the scene.

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Yesterday, a towing company was dispatched to a location outside of Dandridge, Tennessee to work a minor single vehicle accident. David Brooks, owner of Supreme Towing, responded and loaded the car on his rollback and left the scene with the car’s owner as a passenger with him in the rollback. After

1057NEWS.COM - 2018-08-19 13:23:36

Rub a dub dub: Man arrested after scrub at Dollar General

Newport Police Department identified the suspect as Donald Eugene Dover, 43, Woods Street. He was charged with theft, public intoxication, and disorderly conduct.


Newport man arrested on stalking and weapons charges

Leslie EarhartKNOXVILLE– A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Cocke County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a Newport man on stalking and weapons charges.On Wednesday, at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI


Man in custody after stabbing truck driver, crashing truck in Sevier Co.

The wreck happened after police were asked to help stop a stolen tow truck reported by Tennessee Highway Patrol and Jefferson County. Police say Grayson Woodside of North Carolina stabbed a tow truck driver in Jefferson City, took the truck, and fled.

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Police Reports - Aug. 17

Couple arrested: A Newport couple was jailed Thursday afternoon after being found in possession of drugs. Patrolman Jordan Douglas reported he was dispatched to the 500 block of 1st Street, concerning a domestic altercation in which a woman was assaulted. Upon arrival, he came in contact with Brian


Driver charged in Wednesday accident

The Cocke County Sheriff’s Office identified the offender as James Richard Worthington, 30, Old Sevierville Highway. He was charged with driving on a revoked license, expired registration, and violation of financial responsibility.


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TBI: Newport man left retired officer "threatening note"

NEWPORT, Tenn. (WVLT) --A Newport man has been arrested on stalking and weapons charges, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reported.


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SILVER ALERT: Morristown police searching for missing woman

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (WVLT) --Morristown police are searching for a missing woman who may have walked away from her apartment on Friday night.The family of Mary Gerasimou said she is cognitively impaired and may have left her home at Fairway East Apartments at some point last night.Officials said Geras


Newport man arrested on drug charges

NEWPORT—A Newport man was jailed Tuesday evening after he was found in possession of a large quantity of drugs including heroin and methamphetamine.The Cocke County Sheriff’s Office identified the male as John Mark Speir, 39, Irish Cut Road. He was charged with possession of stolen property, possess


Parrottsville man charged with multiple offences

John Speir, 38, North Highway 321, Parrottsville, ran into the residence and locked himself inside. When the owner of the home allowed officers to enter to look for Speir, the suspect ran out the back door but was taken into custody in the yard.


Dandridge Bush Brothers facility fined after worker's death

DANDRIDGE, Tenn. (WATE) - The Bush Brothers facility in Dandridge has been fined more than $8,000 by the Tennessee Occupational Health and Safety Administration after a worker was crushed to death in a piece of machinery earlier this year.


At least one person injured in Wednesday wreck

At least one person sustained injuries following a single-vehicle accident on Old Sevierville Highway near Beechwood Road on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. The Cocke County Sheriff’s Office, First Call EMS, and Cocke County Fire Department responded to the scene. For more information regarding the acc


Man charged with statutory rape, other crimes

SEVIERVILLE -- A 22-year-old man is facing 17 charges related to an alleged sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl, according to charges that were unsealed after his arrest.Indictments in Sevier County Circuit Court charge Derek Bell Jr., of 240 Riverwalk Drive in Sevierville, with aggravated s


Man Scammed By Woman On Facebook

“After exchanging messages and phone numbers, a sexual recording was made of the victim by the offender,” the report said. “The offender then threatened to send it to everyone if she did not get $1,000 sent to an account in Africa.”


Sentences, $27,000 in fines handed out for drug offenses

Sentences were handed down and more than $27,000 in fines levied in seven drug-peddling cases last Tuesday in Circuit Court.Circuit Judge Duane Slone accepted plea agreements calling for sentences ranging from four to eight years for selling drugs such as meth, oxymorphone, and heroin.Defendants ple


Close call on Main Street

A Jefferson City woman managed to crawl through the shattered sunroof of her overturned SUV Tuesday evening — moments before the vehicle was struck by a train.Jefferson City Police and firefighters responded to the 8:15 p.m. accident on the Norfolk Sourthern Railroad tracks near the intersection of