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Man arrested after dragging woman 250 yards

Published: 12:57 PM, 12/06/2012

Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORT-A Parrottsville man was arrested Dec. 3 after he allegedly drove his truck away with his estranged wife hanging on to it for about 250 yards, the Cocke County Sheriff's Department reported.

Michael Jason Sams, 35, of 3775 Long Creek Road, in Parrottsville, was charged with domestic assault, Det. Bryan Murr reported.

Sams' estranged wife, Christy Dawn Sams, 30, of Highway 73, in Newport, stated she met her estranged husband at Brock's on East Highway 25/70, on Friday, Nov. 30, at 4:30 p.m., to let him have her children until next Saturday, Dec. 8, the report stated.

For more details, please see the Thursday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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