Thursday, January 23, 2020

Holt free on bond
A former Newport alderman is free on bond again after failing to appear in court to enter a plea on a probation violation. Kathy Holt, 55, Newport, was scheduled to enter a plea to a probation violation on January 13 but she didn't appear for the Cocke County Circuit Court hearing, so Judge Carter Moore had her arrested and held without bond. But on Tuesday, Judge Moore released the defendant on bond, ordering her to report to her probation officer on a weekly basis. In May 2015, Holt who operated the Pit Stop Market in Newport pleaded guilty to three felony charges in Cocke County Circuit Court; two counts of money laundering as well as conspiracy to commit money laundering. Circuit Court Judge Rex Henry Ogle ordered her to serve eight years on probation in that case. In September of last year, Holt went through the self-checkout at Wal Mart but did not scan all of the items before bagging them. Police said she concealed several items in her purse valued at $176, that she did not pay for. Following the shoplifting charge, the defendant was indicted by a grand jury on the probation violation.


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