|Published: 9:06 AM, 03/26/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
PARROTTSVILLE-A Newport resident was arrested on Happy
Hollow Road on Thursday, March 21 and charged with possession of prescription
pills, DUI, and assault on an officer, the Cocke County Sheriff's Department
Charles Edward Mason Jr., 36, of 1255 Golf Course Road,
in Newport was found sitting inside a Jeep owned by Misty Wills, located at her
residence at 2908 Happy Hollow Road, in Parrottsville, at 7 p.m.
Mason allegedly was leaning down and had his hands under
the dash of the Jeep pulling on some wires, Det. Kevin Benton reported. When
asked what he was doing, Mason allegedly said he "was trying to get out of
there", the report stated.
Mason, who allegedly had a strong odor of alcohol about
his person, became angry, started cursing Det. Benton, called him names, and
yelled at the top of his voice in view of the public, causing a disturbance.
For more details, please see the Tuesday edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
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