Valentine arrest: J.L. Valentine, 43, 1148 West Highway 25/70, was served with an active outstanding warrant for violation of probation and violation of sex offender registry on Wednesday, Nov. 13. Patrolman Chris Silvers arrested Valentine without incident and transported him to the Cocke County Jail Annex.
Theft: Officers were dispatched to the Dollar General, located on Cosby Highway, for an active shoplifter on Thursday, Nov. 14. Upon arrival, Patrolman Chris Silvers spoke with Josh Eiler, who said a male subject entered the store and concealed a pair of socks and left without paying. Warrants have been issued.
INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM REPORTS COMPILED BY THE NEWPORT POLICE DEPARTMENT.