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Police: Couple burgled home while aunt was taking dialysis

Jeff Bobo • Apr 3, 2013 at 7:41 AM

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County woman and her boyfriend are facing several charges after allegedly burglarizing her grandfather’s home last month while her aunt was there taking dialysis treatment.

Ellen Price told the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office that on March 23 she was sitting in a back room of her home on Bailey Johnson Road taking her dialysis treatment when she heard someone knock on the door and then force their way in.

Price reported that two people entered the residence. She identified one as her niece, Jennifer Renee Smith, 27. The other was identified as Joseph Michael Cooper, 23, both of 415 Webster Valley Road, Rogersville.

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