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Assault report leads to discovery of Bloomingdale moonshine still

June 29th, 2013 2:39 pm by WES BUNCH — NET NEWS SERVICE

Assault report leads to discovery of Bloomingdale moonshine still

Police officers found this moonshine still in an outbuilding on Springwood Lane in Bloomingdale. Photo courtesy of Sullivan County Sheriff's Office

KINGSPORT — Sullivan County authorities responding to an assault call arrested a Kingsport man Friday for possessing a moonshine still.

Brian S. Smith, 45, Bloomingdale Road, was arrested on charges of aggravated assault, resisting arrest, public intoxication and possessing a moonshine still as a result of the incident, which occurred on Springwood Lane in Bloomingdale.

According to the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, officers were dispatched to a residence on Springwood Lane in response to an alleged assault.

The Kingsport Times News has the full story.

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