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June 11, 2018
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June 11, 2018
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A WARRANT FOR THE ARREST OF JAMES “JIMMY” HENDRIX OF FLEETWOOD WAS ISSUED THIS MORNING FOR COMMON LAW OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE IN THE OCTOBER 13TH 2017 SUICIDE DEATH OF BRITTANY PERKINS.   THE WARRANT, OBTAINED AT THE ASHE COUNTY CLERK OF COURTS OFFICE STATES, “THE DEFENDANT UNLAWFULLY, WILLFULLY AND FELONIOUSLY DID OBSTRUCT JUSTICE BY REMOVING A LETTER FROM BESIDE THE BODY AT THE SCENE OF A DEATH BY GUNSHOT WOUND BEFORE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ARRIVED, AND FURTHER, NOT PROVIDING THAT LETTER TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ONCE THEY HAD ARRIVED TO INVESTIGATE THE DEATH.”  LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS REPORTED LAST MONTH THAT HENDRIX WAS THE SUBJECT OF AN S-B-I INVESTIGATION OF ALLEGED EVIDENCE TAMPERING.  HENDRIX RECENTLY TOLD WKSK, PERKINS WAS THE GIRLFRIEND OF HIS BEST FRIEND SHANE VANNOY WHO DIED A WEEK PRIOR TO THE SUICIDE.  HENDRIX SERVED AS THE CHIEF OF POLICE AT ASHE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, WAS PLACED  ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE WITH PAY, AND WAS AN UNSUCESSFUL CANDIDATE FOR ASHE COUNTY SHERIFF IN THE MAY PRIMARY ELECTION.