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Two charged with cattle theft in Hawkins County

Published On: May 20 2013 10:06:16 PM CDT
Updated On: May 20 2013 04:18:51 PM CDT
HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. -

Two Hawkins County men are facing theft charges, accused of stealing cows.

The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office says it happened Saturday on Prices Grove Road. Officers say they were contacted by the cattle owner who said 10 of his cows and a bull were missing.

According to the police report, the cattle were later spotted by Hamblen County deputies running at large in Morristown.

Officers say Dennis Murrell and Dustin Holloway were developed as suspects and later arrested and charged with theft over $10,000.