Wanted Man Arrested Near Cocke County Jail
Cocke County authorities have arrested a man wanted on sexual exploitation charges involving a minor. The Cocke County Sheriff’s officer says that Homeland Security Investigator, Detective Michael Whitmer with assistance from deputy Rebecca Colley arrested 23 year old Noah Austin Duckworth around 7:20 Tuesday evening near the Cocke County Jail Annex. Duckworth was reported to have state warrants on three counts of aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor. The sheriff’s office is still investigating that case. Duckworth was taken into custody and is being held on a $250,000 bond.