Cocke County 911 Director fired after arrest

Cocke County 911 Director fired after allegations of misusing power

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Cocke County 911 Director Kathy Cody was arrested back in October 2012 accused of misusing her power. Cocke County 911 Director Kathy Cody was arrested back in October 2012 accused of misusing her power.

NEWPORT (WATE) - The Cocke County 911 Director is out of a job.

6 News reported back in October that Kathy Cody was indicted, accused of misusing her power to access information in the E-911 database for personal reasons.

According to Cocke County Sheriff Armando Fontes, the E-911 Board originally suspended Cody with pay, but on Tuesday, the board voted unanimously to fire her.

Crystal Ottinger has been named as the interim director.

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