Local and Carolina News 3-19-2018

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March 20, 2018
Local and Carolina News 3-19-2018

 

 

A YADKIN COUNTY JURY TODAY FOUND FORMER ASHE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY JOSHUA “HOPPY” HOPKINS NOT GUILTY ON ALL CHARGES.   HOPKINS HAD BEEN CHARGED WITH SECOND DEGREE MURDER AND ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON WITH INTENT TO KILL INFICTING SERIOUS INJURY IN THE JULY 8TH 2015 SHOOTING DEATH OF 63 YEAR OLD DALLAS SHATLEY OF CRUMPLER.   SHATLEY WAS SHOT AFTER HE ALLEGEDLY CONTRONTED OFFICERS RESPONDING TO A DISTURBANCE AND REPORTEDLY DRAGGED HOPKINS WITH HIS VEHICLE.  THE JURY WAS RECESSED FRIDAY  AFTERNOON FOR THE WEEKEND BEFORE RECONVENING THIS MORNING.