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Grand jury closes two-day session

Published: 9:39 AM, 02/28/2014 Last updated: 9:40 AM, 02/28/2014

Author: Gilbert Soesbee
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORT—The Cocke County Grand Jury closed a two-day session Tuesday after hearing evidence in a total of 150 cases.Reporting to Circuit Judge Ben W. Hooper II Tuesday afternoon, the grand jury returned 50 true bills of indictment, ten presentments which were opened, one presentment which was ordered sealed by the court, and two no true bills.Combined with the panel’s work on Monday, grand jurors returned 102 indictments this week, along with 25 sealed presentments, 18 unsealed presentments, and five no true bills.

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