Eric Robert Stine allegedly burgled a deceased man's home three times after discovering the body during a burglary three weeks ago. He faces multiple counts of burglary and theft, and one count of failure to report a dead body.
“All of the high level investigations has resulted in hundreds of pounds of methamphetamine being taken off the streets." -- Sheriff Ronnie Lawson
In the past 22 months the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office has lost 74 employees, mostly to higher paying jobs in other departments, and in some cases, civilian jobs such as working at Walmart.
A Rogersville man with a history of violence related to mental health issues was charged with domestic assault and false imprisonment Sunday after he allegedly held his mother against her will for more than nine hours.
“My conclusion is, and I cannot stress this enough, that if she returns to any member of this family she will die. I think she has suffered enough at the hands of these individuals and nothing deserves this kind of treatment.” — Janie Coke
Shane Hall allegedly jumped on the hood of the victim’s 2008 Ford F-150 pickup, causing a dent — and then started hitting the front windshield and screaming obscenities.
Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Hunter Newton stated in his report, “Lorne said he set the field fire because he knew someone would show up and then possibly give him a ride.”
A Hawkins County man already on probation for meth charges and his girlfriend were charged with meth trafficking after the man was found passed out in a vehicle in the Rogersville McDonald's restaurant.
Shortly after 6:30 p.m. Saturday HCSO Deputy Michael Godsey responded to a complaint from neighbors of a child shooting fireworks at another child and animals just outside of Bulls Gap near the Greene County line.
An investigation by the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office reportedly revealed that during an argument between Joshua Kennedy and Katherine Kennedy, Joshua shot Katherine, then turned the gun on himself.
The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent murder/suicide with two deceased that took place in St. Clair community near Bulls Gap Friday evening.
The aggravated robbery charge stems from the woman allegedly being beaten with the handle of a gun during an ensuing altercation.
The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a Mooresburg man who allegedly attempted to strike a deputy with his vehicle Tuesday night, drove into an occupied patrol car, and then escaped foot after deputies opened fire.
“Two other males involved in the incident were detained at the scene. Later after being interviewed by Sheriff's Detectives, both males was released from custody.” — Sheriff Ronnie Lawson
Sheriff Ronnie Lawson told the Times News the victim is still alive, everyone involved in the shooting was detained at the scene, and the area has been blocked off by deputies.