SURGOINSVILLE — An investigation was ongoing as of the Review’s weekend presstime into an incident that happened Wednesday evening in which a 17-month old toddler was struck in the driveway of a residence on Stanley Valley Road.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
KINGSPORT — A Rogersville man remained in critical condition as of Wednesday after he was shot multiple times in an incident that happened on Tuesday evening, May 26, 2020.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
ROGERSVILLE — A man found standing in the road in front of a residence on Cloud Creek Road with his shirt and a hooded sweatshirt laying in the roadway and his pants around his ankles told a Hawkins Co. Sheriff’s Deputy that “bugs and snakes were crawling all over him”.
MOORESBURG — A woman who called 911 Dispatch on Sunday, May 17, asking for a helicopter later told authorities who responded that country music star Blake Shelton was “trying to kill her”, that there was a “man in the woods with a knife”, that she and country star Eric Church were “dating”, …
Monday, May 25, 2020
BULLS GAP — A man who allegedly fired a shot at Sheriff’s Deputies from Hawkins and Greene counties after he was found in a tree on Sunday evening was injured when authorities returned fire.
Friday, May 22, 2020
SNEEDVILLE — In accordance with Tennessee Code Annotated, 53-11-201, 53-11-45, 40-33-201, and the Tennessee Drug Control Act of 1989, the Hancock Co. Sheriff’s Office will offer for sale on www.govdeals.com, the following vehicle which was forfeited to the HCSO:
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
The former Rogersville Police Officer who wrecked his motorcycle while driving under the influence had his DUI and several other charged dismissed Monday due to a technicality.
SURGOINSVILLE — A female passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for a display of registration violation ended up facing more charges than the driver after she falsely identified herself to a Hawkins Co. Sheriff’s Deputy.
CHURCH HILL —Rolling through a stop sign at C.E. Brooks, Jr. Way onto Lewis Lane resulted in a traffic stop, and multiple charges for a Kingsport resident.
CHURCH HILL — A 47-year old Church Hill man was arrested shortly after midnight on Sunday, May 17, 2020, on a number of drug-related and other charges.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
SNEEDVILLE — The public is hereby notified that the Hancock Co. Sheriff’s Department will be conducting sobriety checkpoints in accordance with the Governor’s Highway Safety Association.
ROGERSVILLE — A traffic stop by a Tennessee State Highway Patrol officer Monday afternoon resulted in the recovery of a stolen vehicle, and the arrest of two Hawkins County teenagers on multiple charges, including the burglary of a Bulls Gap church.
MOORESBURG — A woman who called 911 Dispatch and asked for a helicopter later told authorities who responded that country music star Blake Shelton was “trying to kill her”, that there was a “man in the woods with a knife”, that she and country star Eric Church were “dating”, and that country…
Monday, May 18, 2020
83-year old pilot James Hansford Summers was killed on Friday afternoon when his single engine Ercoupe plane clipped some trees on its decent towards Hawkins Co. Airport runway.
Friday, May 15, 2020
Mt. Carmel Mayor Chris Jones was transported to Holston Valley Hospital after police found him in the breezeway of his motel room with a laceration to the neck.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
SNEEDVILLE — The public is hereby notified that the Hancock Co. Sheriff’s Department will be conducting sobriety checkpoints, between May 16 and May 30, 2020, in accordance with the Governor’s Highway Safety Association.
ROGERSVILLE — Three Hawkins Countians were arrested last week and charged with various drug-related offenses committed while in a Drug-Free School Zone.
Monday, May 11, 2020
Wednesday, May 06, 2020
SURGOINSVILLE — When apprehended, the person or persons believed to be responsible for burning a mobile home in the 2700 block of Caney Valley Road, near Surgoinsville, could be charged with arson and theft of property (under $1,000).
SURGOINSVILLE — Authorities were summoned on Friday, May 1, 2020, to a location on Byington Road, in Surgoinsville, where a complainant reported that several pieces of farm equipment, worth more than $13,000, had been stolen from behind double-locked gates on his property.
LEBANON — Readers of The Rogersville Review and The Hancock Co. Eagle are being warned to not fall victim to a telephone scam in which the callers are falsely claiming to represent the Tennessee Sheriff’s Association.
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County’s first responders were dispatched twice this past weekend to separate boating accidents on the Holston River/Cherokee Lake.
ROGERSVILLE — The person who has been doing “burn outs” and “doughnuts” on the newly-paved parking lot of Spires Chapel Baptist Church is being sought and, when found, could face criminal prosecution or have to pay out of his/her pocket to have the lot re-surfaced.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
The Church Hill Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating 29-year-old Daniel Lee Powell, who is the suspect in a Tuesday evening stabbing at the Church Hill Inn.
MOUNT CARMEL — A delusional man who claimed that “someone was inside of his car and that the seats were moving”, was arrested last week for drug-related public intoxication, and added even more charges to his plate after he was found to be unlawfully in possession of a drug, and later had to…
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
HAWKINS COUNTY — Although it had not been determined at presstime if the incidents were related, Hawkins Co. Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating thefts of more than $23,000 worth of tools from two locations.
Friday, April 24, 2020
SURGOINSVILLE — A traffic stop on a car that was traveling backward on Watterson Gap Road into oncoming traffic resulted in the arrest of a Surgoinsville woman on charges of improper lane use and driving under the influence.
ROGERSVILLE — A Rogersville man who allegedly fired an airsoft gun at his neighbors, striking one of them in the face, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
SURGOINSVILLE — An Arkansas man who made rambling, incoherent statements and smelled of ether was arrested and charged with theft of over $10,000, and aggravated assault.
CHURCH HILL — A Church Hill man who drove his Chevy Malibu into a gate off Old Union Road on April 11, 2020, ended up being charged with DUI, assault, resisting arrest, vandalism over $1,000, and driving with a suspended driver license (Delaware).
ROGERSVILLE — A Sneedville woman who wandered out of a wooded area near Rogersville and claimed to be in distress from a four-wheeler accident with her husband two days before, ended up being charged with public intoxication and transported to the Hawkins Co. Jail.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Friday, April 10, 2020
The following reports are on file at the Hawkins County Sheriff’s office. All individuals should be presumed innocent of the charges unless they are found guilty in a court of law.
Thursday, April 09, 2020
Officers of the Church Hill Police Department responded just before 11 a.m. on Monday morning to a report of a shooting at the Church Hill Inn with no injuries.
Saturday, April 04, 2020
The following reports are on file at the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office. All individuals should be presumed innocent of the charges unless they are found guilty in a court of law.
Thursday, April 02, 2020
ROGERSVILLE — A Kingsport man — considered armed and dangerous — who was the subject of a countywide manhunt earlier this week after he allegedly went on a crime spree through the northwestern part of the county, was found and arrested Wednesday evening around 6 p.m. ... hiding under a bed i…
Friday, March 27, 2020
Monday, March 23, 2020
KINGSPORT — Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, effective immediately, all Kingsport Police Department Defensive Driving Schools, to include DDC4 and Alive at 25, will be cancelled through the end of May 2020. Tentative plans are to resume classes in June 2020.
Monday, March 16, 2020
Here is a letter from Hawkins Co. Clerk of Courts Randall Collier explaining how the state-ordered shutdown of courts will affect cases in Hawkins County.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
KINGSPORT — A Kingsport man who was wanted on charges of aggravated cruelty to animals, after he allgedly bit cats belonging to his ex-girlfriend, and then stole two handguns from her residence, is now in custody and facing a litany of other charges, including attempted first degree murder o…
Thursday, March 05, 2020
KINGSPORT — As a result of an extensive ongoing investigation, Kingsport Police Detectives have determined that on two separate occasions in late 2019, Troy D. Hollins bit and seriously injured two different cats belonging to his ex-girlfriend.
Monday, February 24, 2020
KINGSPORT — A 15-month old Sullivan Co., Tennessee toddler remains missing this week, after police in Wilkes Co., North Carolina arrested two people —including the child’s grandmother — in connection with a stolen car that was being sought as a part of the investigation.
Thursday, February 20, 2020
BLOUNTVILLE — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, at the request of the Sullivan Co. Sheriff’s Office, this week issued an AMBER ALERT for a missing toddler from Blountville, who was last seen on Dec. 26, 2019.
Friday, February 07, 2020
BULLS GAP—At approximately 4:52 AM on Feb. 6, Emergency Crews were notified of a single motor vehicle crash in the area of Highway 113 near Bulls Gap Saint Clair Road in Hawkins County. While en route to the scene, Emergency Crews were advised the vehicle was in flood water with one patient …
Monday, February 03, 2020
KINGSPORT — A traffic accident involving a teenage Mount Carmel driver and a woman who was crossing a West Stone Drive (US 11W) in a mobility chair resulted in the death of the 50-year old Kingsport resident.
Friday, January 31, 2020
GREENEVILLE — On January 24, 2020, Juan Moreno-Pantiga, 30, of Bulls Gap, was sentenced before Judge Clifton L. Corker, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee at Greeneville, after pleading guilty to an indictment charging him with conspiracy to distribute methamphe…
Thursday, January 23, 2020
KNOXVILLE — The FBI’s Knoxville office has asked The Rogersville Review and The Hancock Co. Eagle to publish surveillance photos of a man wanted in connection with a Christmas Eve, 2019, bank robbery in Fort Wayne, Indiana.