|Abbott charged |
Another Cocke County jail inmate faces charges following the Tuesday assault of another inmate. Drew Abbott, 36, Newport was observed on video surveillance assaulting fellow inmate Samuel Corban. Corrections Officer Sgt. Katlynn Spann said after Corban, Salem Road, Parrottsville, was removed from his cell, he was found to have a bloody nose and a laceration under his eye. On the advice of medical personnel, Corban was taken to the Newport Medical Center for treatment, and Abbott was charged with Assault.