Hawkins woman charged with stalking former boyfriend

Jeff Bobo • Updated Jul 31, 2019 at 2:35 PM

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County woman is facing multiple charges, including stalking, as a result of a series of incidents over the past month involving the alleged pursuit of her ex-boyfriend.

Leslie Anne Locke, 20, 370 Midway Church Road, Mooresburg, was arraigned Monday in Hawkins County Sessions Court on charges from two separate cases, the first being stalking, criminal trespassing and false imprisonment stemming from an incident that occurred July 21 at the Rogersville Burger King.

Locke was also arraigned Monday on charges of aggravated criminal trespassing and vandalism stemming from an incident that occurred Saturday at a residence on Beech Grove Road in which she allegedly kicked her ex-boyfriend's pickup, causing a large dent on the rear passenger side.

Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Kyle Shively responded to the Beech Grove Road residence Saturday where he spoke to the resident, who said Locke had been there kicking the ex-boyfriend's truck and he was scared of her being there.

Another witness stated that he asked Locke why she was there, and she replied it was none of his business, kicked the ex-boyfriend's truck and then left. HCSO Cpl. Ken Ferguson stated in a report from July 12 he had told Locke not to come back to the Beech Grove Road property following a previous trespassing complaint.

As for the July 21 incident, around 10:24 p.m. that night, HCSO Deputy Daniel DesOrmeaux responded to the Rogersville Burger King, where Locke had allegedly followed her ex-boyfriend and used her vehicle to block his truck in the parking lot.

Locke also allegedly followed him to a friend's residence, where he spent that night.

On July 19, she had reportedly gone to a residence on Morgan Drive, where the ex-boyfriend was visiting and refused to leave. On July 12, she had refused to leave a residence and was told by the HCSO not to return.

Locke is also charged with an additional count of vandalism in an unrelated case on June 16, when she allegedly damaged a door to enter a Mooresburg residence to retrieve her keys after the homeowner had left and refused to come back and open the door for her.

Locke was arrested Saturday afternoon.

Following her arraignment Monday, was released from the Hawkins County jail on $1,000 bond, with her next court date set for Oct. 2.

She was also ordered to stay away from her ex-boyfriend.

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