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Former Oak Ridge officer accused of harassing texts

Former Oak Ridge officer accused of harassing texts

A former Oak Ridge probationary police officer is accused of sending harassing text messages to a woman. 

Travis Adcock, 30, is charged with harassment and civil rights intimidation.

The victim told officers that she started communicating with Adcock through a social networking site called meet me.com.

She says Adcock sent her sexually themed messages, and then asked her to send him a picture.

Clinton man arrested after child porn found on cellphone

Clinton man arrested after child porn found on cellphone

A Clinton man is facing charges after police say investigators found more than 150 images of child pornography on his cellphone.

Knoxville police arrested 21-year-old Ricci Ellis Myers Jr. for sexual exploitation of a minor, which is a felony.

Police say the investigation began after someone saw images of child pornography on Meyers' phone and called police.

He's being held in Knox County on a $15,000 bond.

Oak Ridge woman arrested in car repossession attack

Oak Ridge woman arrested in car repossession attack

A Knoxville woman is facing charges in Oak Ridge more than eight months after police say she attacked a man trying to repossess her car.

Oak Ridge officers arrested Ebony Burton a few days ago.

A police report shows the 30-year-old woman tried to run over a repo man in December as he tried to take back her car. It happened at a .

The man was not seriously hurt, and officers have been looking for Burton ever since.

Y-12 security breach violations detailed in letter

Y-12 security breach violations detailed in letter

We have received a letter from government officials that is addressed to the contractor overseeing the Y-12 complex. It details the security violations on the night three protestors broke into the complex.

Read the entire letter here. (pdf)

Y-12 is known for being one of the most secure federal facilities in the country, and for good reason. It stores highly enriched uranium and other dangerous materials.

Anderson County sheriff's deputy resigns after being arrested

Anderson County sheriff's deputy resigns after being arrested

An Anderson County Sheriff's deputy resigned from his position after Knoxville Police found him intoxicated and carrying a gun Wednesday night.

51-year-old David Bowie is charged with public intoxication and possession of a handgun while being intoxicated.

Officers arrested Bowie Wednesday night in the Target parking lot on Clinton Highway.

The Anderson County Sheriff said Bowie resigned two days later after a career spanning 15 years with the department.

The police report stated officers saw Bowie walking unsteadily and smelled alcohol on his breath.