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Racer Bloomquist accused of threats against employee

June 4th, 2013 5:44 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Racer Bloomquist accused of threats against employee

MOORESBURG —  Legendary Late Model dirt racer Scott Bloomquist is under investigation by the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Department for allegedly threatening to shoot or drown an employee of his Mooresburg race shop last month.

Matthew Simmonds, 26, told the HCSO he has been working and living at Bloomquist’s race shop at 209 Brooke Road in Mooresburg.

On May 28, Simmonds gave the HCSO a statement saying that the previous day he’d gone to the store, and when he returned Bloomquist seemed upset about something.

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