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Sullivan County man guilty of child molestation

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SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – A Sullivan County man is set to spend the next 14 years in prison.

On Wednesday, James Michael Walker pleaded guilty to child molestation.

Walker is accused of having sexual contact three different times with… Continue reading

Local man faces child pornography charges


A man is facing charges after police say he loaned a DVD that allegedly contained child pornography.

Sullivan County Assitant District Attorney Julie Cantor tells News 5 that 71-year-old Elmer J. Williams loaned the DVD in… Continue reading

Kingsport woman charged in with child abuse and neglect


 A Kingsport woman is facing child abuse charges after Sullivan County Deputies said they found five children living in a home with trash and animal feces.

According to the incident report, deputies went to a… Continue reading

Suspect in sex crimes against children worked at Tri-State Baptist Children’s Home

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October 9th, 2013 9:16 am by Rain Smith

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Update: 4:05 p.m.

Sullivan County District Attorney Gen. Barry Staubus has… Continue reading

Blountville man charged with downloading child pornography | News – Home


A Blountville man is facing charges after Sullivan County officers say he was downloading child pornography.

24-year-old Paul Myers is charged with sexual exploitation of a minor. Sullivan County detectives say during a search of his home… Continue reading

Blountville couple faces charges of attempted child neglect, possession of …

It was a call about two people passed out in a car that proved to be the undoing for one Blountville couple, who both now face charges of attempted child neglect, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession… Continue reading

Amber Alert issued in Sullivan County for suicidal woman – Times Herald

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FORESTBURGH – Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in finding a potentially suicidal 20-year-old woman who left her home in the Town of Forestburgh Monday night.

Deputies issued an Amber Alert for Ashley… Continue reading

Two men face multiple charges in child pornography case

Two men face charges in Sullivan County today for child pornography.

Frank Junior Myers and Rick Callahan face 10 counts each of sexual exploitation of a minor as well as 10 counts each of conspiracy to commit… Continue reading

Sullivan County DA sees increasing number of reports of child abuse, neglect

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Sullivan County DA sees increasing number of reports of child abuse, neglect


Child abuse and neglect reports are rising in Sullivan County, and one local official believes the recession has little to do with the increase.

According… Continue reading

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