Hawkins County man arrested after burglarizing home for dry clothes

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A Hawkins County man was arrested after deputies say he broke into a home in search of dry clothes.

Deputies identifying the suspect as Jessee Carey. They say they found him walking down the road over the weekend wearing pink yoga pants, cowboy boots, a ladies’ sleeveless sweater and a ladies’ white jacket. He was also found with a ring and a duffle bag.

Carey told deputies he broke in to get dry clothes after falling into a river. The homeowner identified the clothing as hers.

Carey is now facing multiple charges.

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