Hawkins Co. Humane Society reports money raised during weekend fundraiser was stolen


HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Officials with the Hawkins County Humane Society said money donated during a weekend fundraiser is now gone.

Humane Society officials said someone broke into the shelter after the “Summer Fun Bash” over the weekend, getting into the safe and disabling security cameras.

That person also reportedly walked out with all of the donations.

The shelter is now asking anyone who wrote a check at the fundraiser to stop payment on it.

If you have any information about this reported theft, you are asked to call the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office at 423-272-4848.

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