Cocke County commissioner arrested on stalking charges

NEWPORT, Tenn. (WATE) - A Cocke County commissioner has been arrested and charged with two counts of stalking another county employee, according to Sheriff Armando Fontes.

The sheriff says Clayton "Skip" Ellison, who is also a county firefighter, has been charged with stalking Emergency Management Association Director Kevin Benton.

Ellison turned himself in after he was indicted and posted $1,000 bond.

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