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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Cocke County Jail assaults
A total of three Cocke County Jail inmates face assault charges in connection with two recent assault incidents in the facility. Newport patrol Officer Joshua Bigus said Corrections Officer Sgt. Zachary Magouirk reviewed video surveillance on Monday and observed Hank Aaron Belcher, 23, Lennon Circle, Newport, pulling inmate Anthony Brotherton from a top bunk, and then punching him on the face several times. . The injured inmate was transported to the Newport Medical Center where it was determined that his elbow had been dislocated as a result of the fall from the bunk. As a result, Belcher faces an Assault charge. Cocke County deputy Joey Owings, this morning viewed jail surveillance and observed Belcher and Kelvin Corley, 26, Cosby Highway, Cosby assault inmate Thomas Edwards of Hartford. Both now face Assault charges in the incident.


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Monday, May 21, 2018

  • Rolling Thunder to stop off in Cocke County
  • Cocke Fire
  • Paramedics attacked
  • Lawson arrest in shooting
  • Trump to visit Nashville
  • Expensive gas for Memorial holiday

    Saturday, May 19, 2018

  • Tiny Homes purchases former Ace Products site
  • Qualifying is underway for Newport and Parrottsville posts
  • Do not disturb young wildlife
  • Farm Bill defeated
  • TBI investigating Greene County officer involved shooting
  • Walters State is tech-savvy
  • Friday fuel leak

    Friday, May 18, 2018

  • Partnership update
  • Fancher is candidate for Newport mayor
  • Missing Retreivers
  • Corley arrest
  • Safe Boating Awareness

    Thursday, May 17, 2018

  • SNAP could be cut to pay for tax cuts
  • Marijuana sentencing
  • Candidates for governor poll
  • Bredesen /Blackburn poll
  • Tennessee sues Oxycontin maker
  • In lieu of tax payments

    Wednesday, May 16, 2018

  • Trouten pleads to arson
  • Phone wire cut in Del Rio
  • Cocke County School Board meets
  • Cocke County Jail assaults
  • Buckner injury
  • Burger search
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