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Nickolas Dillard, 19, and Demonta Haynes, 18, were each booked on 18 charges of theft and vandalism after a police officer noticed Haynes tossing mail into a creek, according to police reports. Dillard was identified by Haynes as the person who gave him the mail to dispose of.
Police found in Haynes pocket a $100 bill, a Christmas card, an open envelope and a check belonging to the individual whose mail Haynes had. He could not give police a clear explanation of where the cash came from. He stated that the check was payment for an X-Box that he sold.
Both teens are being held on $30,000 bond.
Wednesday, December 26 2012, 07:12 AM CST
Houston brother will be his own attorney in court
June 18, 2013 13:02 GMT
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Roane County man will face federal gun violation charges next month without an attorney.
The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/17VlXpM ) reported Rocky Joe Houston will represent himself on a charge of possession of a gun by a felon.
The charge came after Houston earlier represented himself in state court on charges stemming from a police chase. He was convicted of evading arrest and reckless endangerment.
Houston and his brother, Leon Houston, were tried, but not convicted, in the 2006 shooting deaths of a Roane County deputy and his ride-along companion.
In federal court, Rocky Joe Houston is claiming the officer who charged him with the felony had no legal authority.
Information from: Knoxville News Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com
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