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Thursday, November 07, 2019

Philpot arrest
The Cocke County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday arrested Jeffery Lee Philpot, 53, at his residence on Wedgewood Way in Newport. Sheriff Armando Fontes said, Deputy Sgt. Chris Barnes and Narcotic officer Lt. David Robertson obtained a consent to search the residence. The search revealed $55,748 in cash, 835 including hydrocodone, oxycodone, oxymorphone, and morphine. In addition, officers confiscated a set of scales, and a ledger of alleged illegal drug activity. Officers also located several roadway signs, and other signs which are county property, along with ammunition. Philpot was on parole with the Tennessee Department of Corrections for felony drug activity at the time of the Wednesday arrest. Philpot faces four counts of possession of schedule II oxymorphone, oxycodone and morphine for resale, possession of Schedule III hydrocodone for resale, possession of drug paraphernalia and theft. A second suspect, Christine Hawkins, 35, was also arrested at the residence for three counts violation of probation out of Cocke County Circuit and Sessions Courts.


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Thursday, November 14, 2019

  • Convenience center closed Friday and Saturday
  • Howard plea to child sexual offense
  • Home burglary
  • Tennessee teens are dangerous drivers
  • Cold temps in TVA land
  • Nettles wants more opportunities for female country muicians
  • Horse diagnosed with EEE

    Wednesday, November 13, 2019

  • Jefferson County fatal crash
  • Newport City Council
  • Denton arrests
  • Jefferson drug bust
  • Dean Foods files for bankruptcy protection

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019

  • Cocke Veterans program
  • Parrottsville home destroyed by fire
  • TennCare hack
  • Gas prices moving up due to tighter supplies

    Monday, November 11, 2019

  • Cocke County crash
  • Greeneville officer involved shooting
  • Unclaimed property

    Saturday, November 09, 2019

  • Highway 25E crash
  • Jimmy Dunn recognized by Congressman Roe
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