Johnson City Press Monday, December 22, 2014
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Recent incidents between law enforcement, civilians spark question of reliability of body cams on officers

Recent incidents between law enforcement, civilians spark question of reliability of body cams on officers

December 6th, 2014 10:51 pm by Becky Campbell

With recent national attention on incidents between law enforcement officers and citizens that ended in civilian deaths, agencies are exploring technology some say would better tell the story of how the incident unfolded.

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Man charged with multiple traffic violations one week after police say he evaded officers

Man charged with multiple traffic violations one week after police say he evaded officers

December 6th, 2014 7:22 pm by Staff Report

A man was arrested and charged with evading arrest and more Friday after Johnson City police said he fled from a traffic stop on the morning of Nov. 26, running a red light and weaving in and out of traffic to evade police

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Police: Man with warrants drags bail bondsman with vehicle

Police: Man with warrants drags bail bondsman with vehicle

December 6th, 2014 7:09 pm by Staff Report

A man was charged Friday after police said he fled from a bail bondsman Nov. 26, dragging the bondsman with a vehicle he had taken without permission in the process.

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Two men added to Tennessee's top 10 most wanted list

Two men added to Tennessee's top 10 most wanted list

December 6th, 2014 6:31 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has added two men to its top 10 most wanted list.

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Johnson City man charged with attacking victim, man attempting to intervene

Johnson City man charged with attacking victim, man attempting to intervene

December 5th, 2014 7:35 pm by Staff Report

Police charged a Johnson City man with aggravated domestic assault Thursday, accusing him of attacking one victim, then rushing the person attempting to report the alleged incident to authorities.

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Fourth sexual assault reported on ETSU campus

Fourth sexual assault reported on ETSU campus

December 5th, 2014 7:11 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University's Public Safety Office is currently investigating a sexual assault report according to a campus alert notice sent Friday.

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Police say city man arrested on charges he choked sister

Police say city man arrested on charges he choked sister

December 5th, 2014 6:49 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man has been arrested on charges of choking his juvenile sister last week, police said.

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Police: Man robbed home twice after performing repair work

Police: Man robbed home twice after performing repair work

December 5th, 2014 6:40 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested for burglarizing a local residence twice within a two-week time period.

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Run for the border? Gun, coke, and pistol seized from car in Kingsport Taco Bell parking lot

Run for the border? Gun, coke, and pistol seized from car in Kingsport Taco Bell parking lot

December 5th, 2014 3:46 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Kingsport couple were arrested early Thursday morning in the Allandale Taco Bell parking lot after police allegedly seized a large number of pills, a handgun, and an unspecified amount cocaine.

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IRS reports telephone scam targeting area

IRS reports telephone scam targeting area

December 5th, 2014 12:59 pm by Staff Report

Telephone scammers claiming to be representatives of the federal Internal Revenue Service have recently been targeting Johnson City residents, the agency reported this week.

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