Newport man charged with sending threatening note to retired officer

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A Newport man was arrested after being accused of sending a threatening note to a retired law enforcement officer.

David Kite Moore, 61, has been charged with one count of stalking and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says they and the Cocke County Sheriff’s Office were investigating a threatening note found at the home of a retired officer in Bybee. TBI says their investigation revealed Moore was the suspect.

He is being held on $25,000 bond.

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