published Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Chattanooga man jailed on charge of knowingly giving pregnant wife HIV

A Chattanooga man remains behind bars after he infected his wife with HIV, according to a Chattanooga Police Department report.

James Hutchins, 46, faces a charges of criminal exposure to HIV. He already has a prior conviction on the charge dating back to 1999 when he was given a six-month jail sentence and was placed on probation for five years, according to court records.

Hutchins’ wife of nearly five years had lab tests and came back HIV positive although she said she only slept with her husband, according to a police report. Some of her friends told her Hutchins was HIV positive, the report said.

The couple met online in 2005 and married about a year later. According to the report, Hutchins’ wife is pregnant.

If convicted, Hutchins could be incarcerated from three to six years depending on his prior criminal history.

He declined an interview request Thursday and remains in jail on a $10,000 bond. His next court date is set for Aug. 2 in General Sessions Court Judge David Bales’ courtroom.

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Here2Opine said...

That is one sick puppy. That is attempted murder and should be prosecuted as such.

July 28, 2011 at 3:59 p.m.
Justreading said...

Shouldn't you know how to use proper grammar before you call someone a redneck?

July 28, 2011 at 4:20 p.m.
Here2Opine said...

What's redneck about Chattanooga?

July 28, 2011 at 4:21 p.m.
rolando said...

This happens all the time in San Francisco. Seriously. All the time. Deliberately. Nothing is done to them but talk.

Maybe this guy should get a change of venue to SFO.

July 28, 2011 at 4:59 p.m.
Here2Opine said...

Guess Roadmaggot isn't from Chattanooga.

July 28, 2011 at 5:48 p.m.

Scary stuff! I think 3-6 years is not enough. He choose to make her terminally ill so he took her life he should get no less than 25!

July 28, 2011 at 7:55 p.m.
dude_abides said...

The DA and the judge who let the virus ridden pig out of jail helped in the attempted murder. I wonder how many others were infected between 1999 and 2005. rolando... still fixated with the San Francisco sexual lifestyle, I see.

July 28, 2011 at 9:33 p.m.
johnboy said...

The state needs to exterminate his junk.

July 28, 2011 at 9:44 p.m.
IREADIT said...

what a sorry excuse for a human...not only ruin the life of his wife...but her children and unborn child....but by all means give him 6 months to think bout what he has done...good goosh..really????? KILL HIS A** NOW! save on medical expences,feeding him..and well maybe the life of another woman when the wonderful "justice" system sets him free... I SAY LET HER CHOOSE WHAT HE GETS!!!!........THOUGHTS BY THIS SODDY DAISY REDNECK!!!!!

July 28, 2011 at 11:12 p.m.
ampski said...

thing is...i know this dude...he's on alot of phone chat lines & meets alot of women...he just had 1 stayin with him from dayton tn...

July 29, 2011 at 1:32 a.m.
gmomma said...

These men need to be crastrated before being released from prisons to stop the spread of HIV. I don't take away some of the blame from the woman, either! She should have taken him to the clinic before she opened her legs to his disease. Wake up women, before you destroy your children's lives!!

July 29, 2011 at 4:25 a.m.
twharr said...

Look at this dudes face. What sane person would sleep with this dude?

July 29, 2011 at 8:50 a.m.
rolando said...

"rolando... still fixated with the San Francisco sexual lifestyle, I see."

Yes, dude, I am. It is exactly the right example to show what happens when homosexuals get their way. Until that AC/DC SOB [like this killer] came along, we normals had a pretty good deal.

The homos were killing each other...slowly and rather painfully.

July 30, 2011 at 8:45 a.m.
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