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For escapee, prison now will mean 23 hours a day in a cell

For escapee, prison now will mean 23 hours a day in a cell

July 5th, 2015 2:26 pm by Associated Press

The surviving escapee from a prison break and three-week manhunt will spend 23 hours a day in a maximum-security cell, much more confined than he and a fellow murder convict were in the prison from which they managed a getaway, officials said Sunday.

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2 Elizabethton residents charged with DUI after Johnson City crash

2 Elizabethton residents charged with DUI after Johnson City crash

July 5th, 2015 10:56 am by Staff Report

Two Elizabethton residents fled an Independence Day crash on North Roan Street and switched drivers before being arrested on DUI charges, Johnson City police said.

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Face of JCPD, WCSO gets younger, retaining veteran officers becomes more difficult

Face of JCPD, WCSO gets younger, retaining veteran officers becomes more difficult

July 4th, 2015 10:32 pm by Becky Campbell

The face of the Johnson City Police Department - like many law enforcement agencies - is getting younger and younger.That also means the experience on the force is, to some degree, dwindling.

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Couple accused of forcing teen into sex trade

Couple accused of forcing teen into sex trade

July 4th, 2015 2:55 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

These travelers insisted they were vacationers who happened to meet a Texas runaway on a Greyhound bus to Knoxville.

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Johnson City man, 70, accused of assaulting neighbor with cane

Johnson City man, 70, accused of assaulting neighbor with cane

July 4th, 2015 9:47 am by Staff Report

The woman was treated and released from JCMC.

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4 boys accused of burglarizing Johnson City salvage yard

4 boys accused of burglarizing Johnson City salvage yard

July 3rd, 2015 10:17 am by Staff Report

All four were issued summonses to appear in Johnson City Juvenile Court

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Police want help identifying man who robbed Johnson City drug store at gunpoint

Police want help identifying man who robbed Johnson City drug store at gunpoint

July 2nd, 2015 3:06 pm by Staff Report

A gunman robbed a south Johnson City drug store on Wednesday, prompting Johnson City police to seek help in identifying him by releasing a surveillance image.

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Caught on Video: Burglary in Gray; sheriff seeks help

Caught on Video: Burglary in Gray; sheriff seeks help - VIDEO

July 1st, 2015 5:20 pm by Staff Report

A burglary caught on video in Gray prompted the Washington County Sheriff's Office investigators Wednesday to issue a plea for help in identifying the burglars.

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Fireworks tent operators stage stakeout to take down alleged burglar in Kingsport

Fireworks tent operators stage stakeout to take down alleged burglar in Kingsport

July 1st, 2015 4:32 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

"He looked like he had bees on him, or he was on fire. His arms were flapping in the air" - Bloomingdale stakeout participant.

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2 found in Jeep stolen from Johnson City car lot

2 found in Jeep stolen from Johnson City car lot

July 1st, 2015 2:38 pm by Staff Report

Heather Marie Greer and Johnathan Lee Ellis were each charged with burglary, theft over $1,000 and simple possession.

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