Lake County Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Shooting, Killing a Bald Eagle

A man from Tiptonville was recently sentenced to federal prison for the unlawful taking of a bald eagle and possessing a firearm as a convicted felon, according to the Western District of Tennessee U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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Fifth Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty in Beating of Tennessee Inmate, Covering Up Incident

A fifth former correctional officer pleaded guilty this week to using unlawful force on an inmate and then conspiring to cover it up while working as an officer for the Tennessee Department of Correction.

Jonathan York, 33, faces up to 10 years in prison for the civil rights offense of using unlawful force and up to five years for the conspiracy offense.

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