published Thursday, August 25th, 2011

GBI investigating man that threatened Dade Sheriff

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents have arrested a man accused of making threats against the sheriff of Dade County.

Hillard Stevens, 61, was chased down Wednesday evening by Dade County Sheriff Patrick Cannon, GBI officials said. Stevens wrecked his truck while being pursued.

Stevens, who has a criminal history, had allegedly made threats to kill the sheriff and several other public officials, according to the GBI.

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about Joy Lukachick...

Joy Lukachick is the city government reporter for the Chattanooga Times Free Press Since 2009, she's covered breaking news, high-profile trials, stories of lost lives and of regained hope and done investigative work. Raised near the Bayou, Joy’s hometown is along the outskirts of Baton Rouge, La. She has a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from Louisiana State University. While at LSU, Joy was a staff writer for the Daily Reveille. When Joy isn't chasing ...

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