Unicoi County

Man charged with gun, drug offenses in Unicoi County

UNICOI COUNTY, Tenn. - A man faces charges in Unicoi County after authorities say he showed up at a woman's door with a gun Wednesday.

Sheriff Mike Hensley tells News 5 that around 1:30 Monday afternoon, his department got a call from a woman living on Sugar Hollow Road. She said that a man knocked on her door and told her he had a gun.

The sheriff says the man took off on foot into the woods. He was found a short time later sitting in his car with a loaded handgun.

Deputies say they also found a large amount of marijuana in his car.

We'll have more information on this story as it's available.

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