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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Johnson Street drug bust
Cocke County authorities have released additional details regarding a Sunday arrest of three persons on Johnson Street in the Carson Springs community. LT. Chris Gregg, Deputy Wes Keys, Deputy Jonathan Ochs and Sergeant Max Laughter went to the location to serve a warrant on Warren 'Sunshine' Williams, 50, Sundance Way, Cosby who was wanted on a probation violation. He and Stephanie Huff, 33, Rainbow Way, Cosby were found in an outbuilding. Huff was wanted on two counts of failure to appear for a court hearing. The officers confiscated 3.1 grams of crack cocaine, .7 grams of methamphetamine and multiple drug paraphernalia items including needles, scales and pipes, according to Sheriff Armando Fontes. They arrested Williams and charged him additionally with possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Huff was also charged with possession of suspected Gabapentine. A third individual, Joyce Rochelle Ball, 46, the resident of the home, was found hiding in a utility room connected to the carport. She was allegedly in possession of crack cocaine, $1,382 in cash and multiple other pills were discovered as well. Ball told Lt. Gregg she has no job or "real source of income".


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Monday, January 22, 2018

  • Small fruit and nut seminar
  • Newport leaf pickup
  • Federal shutdown
  • Opioid Task Force
  • Tennessee sees a growing population
  • Radon Awareness month
  • 250K Tree Day

    Saturday, January 20, 2018

  • Carpenter receives lengthy prison term
  • Jefferson Circuit guilty pleas
  • Smoking costs are high
  • Haslam appoints water committee
  • Newport Home grant

    Thursday, January 18, 2018

  • No school
  • Fine shooting incident
  • Tennessee lottery celebrating 14 years
  • Brooks backs off school vouchers
  • Southerland appointed to committees
  • Voting procedures in Tennessee are secure
  • Smoky Park camping fees to increase
  • Alzheimer research initiative announced

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018

  • Cocke Juvenile Court
  • No Cocke County school
  • Closings
  • Weather update
  • Cocke Circuit arrest warrants issued
  • Abbott charged
  • Bond scam
  • TBI has been dipping into it's Rainy Day Fund.

    Tuesday, January 16, 2018

  • No Wednesday school in Cocke County
  • Please conserve power
  • EDC wants input
  • Cushman faces new charges
  • Gas prices
  • School closings
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