|Published: 9:26 AM, 05/02/2013
||Last updated: 9:26 AM, 05/02/2013
Author: Gilbert Soesbee
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT—A hard-worked Cocke County Grand Jury ended its
two-day session on Tuesday after passing judgment on 267 cases.
In its report on Tuesday afternoon to Circuit Judge Ben
W. Hooper II, the panel returned 57 criminal true bills of indictment, 19
presentments which were opened by Judge Hooper, two “no true bills” clearing
persons of pending criminal charges, and 20 presentments which were ordered
sealed by the court. That represents a total of 98 cases heard by the grand
jury on the second day of this week’s session.
Combined with the 169 cases which the panel heard on
Monday, that represents 267 criminal cases which passed before the grand jury
For more details, please see the Thursday edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
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